Missionary Evangelism

THE REMNANT

The term Remnant in this aspect means: 1. Remaining part of the ORIGINAL 2. Remaining part of the TRUE 3. Leftover 2Ch_34:9 And when they came to Hilkiah the high priest, they delivered the money that was brought into the house of God, which the Levites that kept the doors had gathered of the hand of Manasseh and Ephraim, and of all the remnant of Israel, and of all Judah and Benjamin; and they returned to Jerusalem. Exo_26:12 And the remnant that remaineth of the curtains of the tent, the half curtain that remaineth, shall hang over the backside of the tabernacle. Isa_11:11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea. Isa_11:16 And there shall be an highway for the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria; like as it was to Israel in the day that he came up out of the land of Egypt. The Question here is: Remaining part of what? Of the new? Or of the man-made? Or of the original started by God? This leads to us finding out what this original or true is. Here we are talking about the REMNANT of GOD’s children and HIM knows them well. They are individuals and never are they a religion or a denomination. They are scattered everywhere! Deu_28:54 So that the man that is tender among you, and very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children which he shall leave: 2Ki_19:4 It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up thy prayer for the remnant that are left. THERE IS A TRUE REMNANT OF THE ORGINAL EKKLESIA (EARLY CHURCH)
Rom_9:27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, a remnant shall be saved: Rom_11:5 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. Rev_12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. These REMNANT can be identified with the EARLY CHURCH (EKKLESIA); they are same, look alike, got same characteristics, they got the same Spirit. The Early Church had the following characteristics :
1. They had the Messiah as their Head and so are the Remnant; denominations have human presidents as the heads of the denominations 2. They had the Heavenly Jerusalem as their headquarters; denominations have earthly headquarters 3. They had ELDERS and DEACONS as Congregation leadership; denominations today have one man called pastor as the overall leader assisted by elders and deacons, and various leadership structures not in scriptures 4. They obeyed the Ten Commandments 5. They tithed from land produce, livestock once per year according to scriptures and also every third year for strangers, poor, etc. 6. They observed the Passover (Lord’s supper) once per year according to the commandments 7. They observed the day of PENTECOST and ATONEMENT as days when the Spirit came and atonement was made for them, respectively 8. They had all things in common and none among them lacked anything; denominations are not like this 9. They were free from false doctrines like TRINITY, RAPTURE, etc. They taught that YHWH is ONE. Denominations teach about a TRINITY God which the EARLY CHURCH Never taught. (They are not the remnant of the early) The REMNANT of the above EARLY CHURCH should be exactly like them in obedience to the Master and in having the Spirit of the Father. It should be easy to identify the REMNANT with the EARLY CONGREGATION because they are same in every aspect. Anyone of you that is FILLED with the SPIRIT of TRUTH regardless of where you are right now, are a REMNANT of the TRUE Ekklesia whether men like it or not, whether denominations recognize it or not, whether denominations reject you or not. Those that do not have His Spirit are not His. Even those that claim to be the REMNANT in various denominations if they do not have His Spirit are NONE of HIS. The current remnant are the current TRUE INDIVIDUAL believers and not a DENOMINATION. He shall not SAVE A DENOMINATION but He shall SAVE people. Joe_2:32 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call. Mic_2:12 I will surely assemble, O Jacob, all of thee; I will surely gather the remnant of Israel; I will put them together as the sheep of Bozrah, as the flock in the midst of their fold: they shall make great noise by reason of the multitude of men. Zep_2:9 Therefore as I live, saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, Surely Moab shall be as Sodom, and the children of Ammon as Gomorrah, even the breeding of nettles, and saltpits, and a perpetual desolation: the residue of my people shall spoil them, and the remnant of my people shall possess them. Zep_3:13 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid. QUESTIONS
1. Are you part of the Remnant? 2. Do you think your denomination is the Remnant? POINTS TO NOTE 1. The REMNANT are individuals scattered everywhere! 2. There is no single DENOMINATION on earth that is the REMNANT as a DENOMINATION. Remnants are individuals that are obedient to YHWH. 3. The prophet of God thought he was the only REMNANT yet God told him that He had reserved 7000 men as remnants that had not bowed their knees to BAAL (Rom_11:4 But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.) 4. The true REMNANT are those individuals today that are filled with the Spirit of TRUTH (Rom 8:9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his.) Rom 8:14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. Rom 8:15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. Rom 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

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