Chapter 17 – After Achor


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Identify four reasons for spiritual defeat.
  • Summarize the results of spiritual defeat.
  • Explain the four steps of the remedy for recovery.


In previous chapters you learned how God prepared a mobilizer (Joshua) and mobilized His people (Israel) to take the land of Canaan. You also studied the principles of penetration which they used which are applicable to your own life and ministry.

In this lesson you will learn how Israel dealt with defeat. Whenever you are mobilized for God and begin to take territory in His name, you will face many problems. Sometimes you may experience defeat. In this lesson you will learn what to do “After Achor.”


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.