Since the seminar began in 1964, more than 2.5 million people around the world have learned how the Bible has lasting answers to life’s challenges and choices. Not only have these Biblical principles helped individuals deepen their personal walk with God, they have also transformed and strengthened churches and families.
The Basic Seminar addresses seven Biblical principles that apply to every person, regardless of culture, religion, age, education, or social status. It emphasizes the factors needed to develop and maintain healthy, growing relationships with God, family members, and friends.
A "New" Approach to Life!
Distinguishing the wisdom of Scripture from intellectual knowledge, natural inclinations or...
The Principle of Design
Understanding the cause of inferiority
Accepting our ten unchangeables (including physical features)
Strongholds of Bitterness
Understanding Why God Allows Conflict
Tracing Abnormal Social Developments
Avoiding Four Types of Suicide...
The Principle of Authority
Discerning God's guidance
Arranging myself under structures of authority
Cooperating with God-given...
How to Work Within Structures of Authority
Gaining faith through understanding authority
Cooperating with God's "chain of...
The Principle of Responsibility
Gaining a clear conscience rather than balancing guilt and blame
Purposing to ask for...
The Principle of Suffering
Overcoming bitterness with forgiveness
Understanding the root of bitterness
Taking up an offense
The Principle of Ownership
Learning how to transform irritations
Using sources of irritation for character development
The Principle of Freedom
Pursuing the ultimate goal of God's Law: genuine love
Defining stages in the development of reprobation...
Steps to Apostasy
Following natural curiosity
Keeping a sensual focus