Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

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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What Is a “Rhema”?

Scripture for personal application

Logos—The Word of God

Twelve “Tongue Tamers”

Scriptures about controlling your words

The following Bible verses are a few of many that address the power of words and your responsibility for what you speak.

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.

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.

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.

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 Fear of the Lord

awareness of God’s presence and coming judgment

If we knew that all of our secret thoughts, words, and actions would be displayed publicly so that everyone could watch them and evaluate them, it would make a profound difference in the way we live!

The Blessings of Obedience

rewards for those who submit to authority

God promises rewards to those who submit to authority. The following Bible verses reveal that this concept affects many aspects of life.

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