Institute in Basic Life Principles

Giving the World a "New" Approach to Life!

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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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:

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.

Discouragement

defined and described

All of us deal with discouragement in one form or another, throughout our lives. “Discouragement” covers a broad range of concepts.

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.

Understanding “Umbrellas of Protection”

embracing the Biblical principle of authority

An umbrella is designed to provide protection from various elements of nature: rain, hail, snow, wind, or sunshine. As long as a person is under an umbrella, he finds shelter from harsh weather conditions.

Stand Alone for Truth

upholding righteousness for the glory of God

As a believer, it is likely that some time during your life you will be challenged to stand alone—to be in a situation that forces you to decide if you will obey God or “follow the crowd.” Your decision will either glorify God or give the enemies of God an opportunity to

Take Your Thoughts Captive

learning to think thoughts of truth

As followers of God, our spiritual journey involves learning to bring our thoughts under the control of God in obedience to Jesus Christ.

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.

What’s in a Good Name?

key factors behind a good name

Your name represents you, your life, and who you are. It speaks of the work you do and how you do it. Your name embodies your reputation.

The Adventure of Honoring a Father

receiving the blessing of honoring parents

For thirty one years, Las Vegas was my home. That’s where I met my wife and where our children were born. We were familiar with the city and had an abundance of friends and relatives there, but in 2001, God placed a desire in our hearts to move.

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