Bible Study Night

What is a Remnant…?

The dictionary defines “Remnant” as: “…a small part or trace remaining, a small surviving group.” In everyday life people use the word Remnant to describe a piece of material that is left over after building project.”…God sent me ahead of you to preserve for you a Remnant on earth and to save your lives by a great deliverance.” (Genesis 45:7) Even a cursory reading of the Bible reveals that throughout the thousands of years of history, God has always reserved for Himself a Remnant of faithful believers.”…

God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.” (1 Corinthians 1:27) The Remnant do not choose themselves, but rather, they are chosen by God through the working of His Holy Spirit.A fellowship of saints among saints, the grassroots voice of the Remnant is growing louder and stronger as the day approaches.

Is there a Remnant Today?

Yes! Their voices can be heard in our church pews, in Godly homes, in schools and in the public square.The Lord uses the Remnant to speak to His people, expose their sins and call them back to repentance and obedience to His word.Far from being “perfect”, God chooses the weak, the weary, the injured, those persecuted, cast out, the poor and humble to be His Remnant.

I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot.” (Jeremiah 20:9) They find their obligation to be like Ezekiel’s, “You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen…” (Ezekiel 2:7) The Remnant endeavors to proclaim a message of repentance, prayer, and obedience to the Gospel of Christ both within and without the church.

The hour has come for you to wake up from your slumber, because our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed.” (Romans 13:11) 4) A pursuit of genuine, deeper and more powerful prayers The Remnant finds itself seeking a deeper level of private individual prayer and with others who also sense Christ’s calling them forth.

Perhaps the best way to identify them is to look for the signs of the Remnant, that is, the gifts they exhibit, their shared spiritual characteristics and their impassioned voices of concern for the church and the lost world.Even though every believer is different and possesses unique gifts of service for the body of Christ, as the Remnant, they share some common spiritual characteristics.7)

A heart for Evangelism – to see the lost saved The Remnant has a driving desire to see the Church and it’s leaders return to, promote, and preach Evangelism.As a result, where ever God raises the Remnant, we can expect to face many similar challenges, and to share common areas of intense spiritual focusThis unity is demonstrated in that the people of the Remnant come from throughout all of Christianity, from among all denominations and church groups, Protestant to Catholic.