Institute in Basic Life Principles

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Life Questions

This knowledge base of questions has been taken from past and present IBLP publications, as well as powerful testimonies from IBLP alumni. It provides Biblical answers to real life questions.

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Turning the Heart of Your “King”

when a husband is unrepentant over moral failure

Through our counseling ministry, I have spoken with countless women about their family’s journey to moral freedom.

Praying for God’s Provision

asking in accord with God’s Word

God is aware of our physical needs, and it is His delight to provide for His children. When we face times of need or we want increased funds for a specific project, we are to bring our petitions to God.

Identify Your Motivational Spiritual Gift

determine which characteristics represent you

As a believer, you have been given a motivational spiritual gift. God wants you to discern which motivational gift He has assigned to you, and He wants you to use that gift for His glory.

The Dangers of Wrath in the Pulpit

learning to lead like a shepherd

Followers of Christ, including pastors, are not to let anger ferment in their hearts so that they become wrathful and seek vengeance on others. According to Scripture, a man who is an elder or leader in the Church must not be an angry man:

Evidences of Leaving Your “First Love” for the Lord

warning signs to heed

Every Christian should be aware of the danger of leaving his first love for the Lord.

Discover Scripture’s Meaning

research God’s Word to gain key insights

A key to engrafting God’s Word into our lives is deepening our understanding of it by studying passages of Scripture, understanding the meanings of root words, and considering cross-references and historical data.

How Suffering Prepared a Leader

the story of Joseph

How would you respond if your family despised you so much that they arranged for you to be sold to a slave trader? How would you feel if your boss, whom you had faithfully served with impeccable integrity, was quick to believe a lie about you and subsequently have you thrown into jail?

How to Conquer Slothfulness

develop the disciplines of diligence

The reproofs for slothfulness are painful: “The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns . . .” (Proverbs 15:19). Yet, there is hope for the sluggard. God gives instructions both to him and about him.

The Common Traits of Exhorters

learn about the characteristics of those with the spiritual gift of exhortation

Following are some traits commonly observed in those who have the motivational spiritual gift of exhortation.

Seven Basic Principles of Life

design, authority, responsibility, suffering, ownership, freedom, success

Just as there are universal laws that govern the world of nature, there are basic principles that govern our personal lives and relationships. These seven Biblical principles apply to every person, regardless of culture, background, religion, age, education, or social status.

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