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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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 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.
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.
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:
Losing a job is rarely seen as a good thing, especially since financial pressures can cause tremendous tensions in a marriage and family.
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.
Ideas for an Hour of Prayer
divide the time between several aspects of prayer
Are you able to pray for an extended time without running out of things to say or falling asleep? One way to overcome these obstacles is to learn to delight in different types of prayer and to devote time on a regular basis to fellowshipping with God in these unique ways.
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.
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:
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: