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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Giving: A Spiritual Gift
the characteristics of a motivational gift
A Christian’s motivational spiritual gift represents what God does in him to shape his perspective on life and motivate his words and actions.
Praying for Your Children
interceding on behalf of your sons and daughters
As a parent, one of the most significant and influential roles you play is that of being a faithful prayer warrior on behalf of your child. Because of the closeness of your relationship, you can know your child as no one else knows him and discern when he most needs prayer support.
From Rebellion to Freedom in Christ
a young woman’s testimony of God’s transforming grace
Even though both of my parents are believers in Jesus Christ and sought to raise my siblings and me in a way that honored God, my life was headed for destruction from an early start.
What Is a “Rhema”?
Scripture for personal application
Logos—The Word of God
Advice on Sibling Relationships
tips on sibling harmony
Although family relationships are some of the most valuable ties we have, most children and youth struggle to get along with their brothers and sisters. Irritations, competition, quarrelling, and other typical challenges can quickly turn a household into a battle zone.
Learn to Recognize Iniquity
what is iniquity?
Iniquity is the inner act of willfulness against God. It involves the attitudes of the heart. Scripture specifically identifies the following iniquities: bitterness (see Acts 8:23), greed (see Acts 8:18–23), lust (Job 31:1–12), and stubbornness (I Samuel 15:23).
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.
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.
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.
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.