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.

Understanding Cycles of Riches and Poverty

learning to be content at all times

Riches and poverty are not permanent conditions in the life of an individual, family, or nation. They are variable factors that are related to the higher purposes that God achieves through them.

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 to Maintain a Good Name

representing Christ with integrity and compassion

A good name is more valuable than riches, because it can’t be bought with money. It has to be earned moment by moment, day by day, decision by decision. Having a good name means living in a way that earns the trust of others.

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.

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.

The Common Traits of Organizers

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

Following are some traits commonly observed in those who have the motivational spiritual gift of organizing. These traits can be used to benefit others, or they can be misused and 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:

Insights About Conquering Anger

seeing anger for what it is and doing something about it

Anger destroys relationships and generates violence in the home, on the street, and in the community.

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

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