When people experience defeat in life, they commonly blame God. However, far too often, our defeats are simply the result of reaping what we have sown. Israel’s loss in their first battle with Ai shook Joshua. His agonizing prayer revealed his confusion concerning God’s will and His honor. God’s surprising answer made things clear: It was time for action, not prayer! Please open your Bible to Joshua chapter seven, and listen as we pick up Pastor Ray Viola’s study during his discussion of verses seven and eight.