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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How Spiritual Gifts Impact the Church
experiencing the fullness of God’s love
Spiritual gifts are part of the very nature of God, given to us for Him to use to fulfill His purposes in our lives and on the earth. In his letter to the Ephesians, the Apostle Paul clearly explained the purpose of spiritual gifts. God gave spiritual gifts
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.
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.
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.
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.