Chapter 11 – Facing Failure


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Identify three basic causes for failure.
  • Identify Biblical leaders who triumphed over failure.
  • Identify Biblical leaders whose lives ended in failure.
  • List Biblical guidelines for turning failure to success.


This lesson is one of the most important ones in this course on “Biblical Management Principles.” It deals with failure. God has perfect plans, but He works through imperfect leaders to accomplish His plans. Because you are imperfect, you must understand the reasons for failure and know what to do when you fail.

In this lesson you will learn the basic causes of failure. You will study examples of leaders whose lives ended in failure and those who turned failure into success. You will also be given Biblical guidelines for facing failure and turning it to success.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.