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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The Rewards of Fearing the Lord

a requirement for riches, honor, and life

The rewards of developing the fear of the Lord are emphasized throughout Scripture. In fact, all the things a person would hope to find in the proverbial pot of gold come with humility and the fear of the Lord.

How to Respond to Suffering

learning to obey four “impossible” commands

When we face disappointment and pain, how can we continue to trust God, give Him thanks, and choose to rejoice always?

Insights Into Repentance

lessons from the prodigal son

Repentance is not a mechanical duty, but rather a heartfelt response to the conviction of sin. It involves not only grief over sin, but it also includes a decision to change one’s ways.

Be Committed to Diligence

putting your heart into it

Diligence is the opposite of slothfulness. It is the dedicated fervency God calls us to invest in each task that we perform.

Read Psalms and Proverbs in a Month

deepen your prayer life and gain wisdom

The Books of Psalms and Proverbs divide nicely into daily readings that correspond with the dates of the month. The following reading plan is a great option for personal or family devotions. Each day you will read five Psalms and one chapter of Proverbs.

Consequences of Bitterness

how a lack of forgiveness affects body, soul, and spirit

Harboring bitterness in your heart brings consequences that affect you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.

The Common Traits of Givers

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

Following are some traits commonly observed in those who have the motivational spiritual gift of giving. These traits can be used to benefit others, or they can be misused and thereby cause discord in the Body of Christ.

How a Wife’s Attitudes Can Preserve Her Marriage

seven key areas of respect and submission

Many couples can trace the conflicts in their marriage to negative attitudes that slowly decayed their relationship. One woman described her experience in this way:

Meeting Your Wife’s Seven Basic Needs

loving her as Christ loves the Church

As a husband, it is your responsibility to nurture and cherish your wife, to instruct your wife, and to meet her needs. You are to love your wife as you love yourself.

From Ashes to Beauty

how God is transforming a marriage and family

Did you know there is a gift more costly than platinum and diamonds, and yet everyone can afford to give it? In time, it will cost the giver far more if it is not given. This gift makes us rich in relationships and causes us to feel deeply loved.

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