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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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.

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.

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.

Courtship: The Basics

who, what, when, where, how, and why

WHO participates in courtship? An unmarried man The unmarried woman to whom God has drawn his heart Both sets of parents

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.

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.

Spiritual Gifts: The Basics

basic facts about spiritual gifts

WHAT are spiritual gifts?

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.

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.

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