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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Ask Insightful Questions Before and During Courtship
tools to help you discern God’s will
Each courtship will be unique, because people and situations are unique. However, in every courtship, both individuals and families should seek God’s direction through:
The Principle of Ownership
keys to understanding irritations and resolving anger and worry
The Biblical principle of ownership involves recognizing that all things ultimately belong to God, that He entrusts us with resources and responsibilities to steward for His glory, and that yielding our personal rights and expectations to Him helps us resolve irritations, anger, and worry.
realizing, reflecting on, and responding to God’s truth
The Bible offers numerous insights into Scripture meditation. Learning what God’s Word has to say about it is essential to comprehending the topic.
Why We Can Thank God in Everything
four reasons for giving thanks
Throughout God’s Word, we find the instruction to “give thanks.” Here are a few examples:
Marriage Restoration: No Wasted Pain
learning to live in the grip of the Father’s love
In August of 2006, I came to the point of desperation in my marriage. I felt no hope for experiencing the marriage that I wanted and that I felt God wanted for Ron and me—a marriage that honored Him.
In the Muddle of a Mess
keys for organizing the home
The house was a mess. The kids had made toy creations with the babysitter the night before, and now they were strung from one end of the house to the other, awaiting my admiration.
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).
Losing a job is rarely seen as a good thing, especially since financial pressures can cause tremendous tensions in a marriage and family.
Abiding in the Powerful Grace of God
How grace enables us to keep Christ’s commands of love
The famous missionary Hudson Taylor struggled with the same feelings that many Christians wrestle with today. While in China, he experienced bouts of anger, frustration, and discouragement.
No One Can Serve Both God and Money
insights from the failure of Biblical characters
Loving God requires wholehearted commitment: heart, soul, mind, and strength. If we resist God’s control in any area of our lives, we foster weaknesses that lead to temptation and compromise.