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 Importance of Confession

openness and brokenness in marriage

The enemy will do all he can to keep us from being open with our spouse about our sexual failures. Satan will convince us that confessing them will only bring hurt and confusion, that God has already forgiven us, and that it’s a sin of the past that has been dealt with.

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.

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.

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

Spiritual Gifts: The Basics

basic facts about spiritual gifts

WHAT are spiritual gifts?

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.

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.

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.

Rewards for Keeping the Commands of Christ

treasures to reap when living by the words of Jesus

When we keep—that is, observe, remember, and apply—the commands of Jesus Christ, Scripture explains that many rewards will follow.

Basic Needs of Today’s Youth

equipping parents to love their teenagers

Many parents and their children, especially their teenagers, are angry, frustrated, confused, and hopeless. Youth often ask, “Why don’t you trust me?” Actually, the issue is not so much a lack of trust, but rather a lack of understanding.

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