What is the Remnant?
"Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace."
GOD'S REMNANT - DEFINED
by: David Wilkerson
1. An unchangeable commitment to cling to the Lord. Every remnant believer has made a single-minded choice to swim against the tide of evil. At some point, you have to make a commitment, declaring, "I don't care what others say or do. I am the Lord's. And I won't give in to the wicked spirit of this age."
2. A willingness to identify with the poor. While society's trend is to associate with the rich and successful, you align yourself with the suffering class. Obadiah was a godly man serving in Jezebel's house. He was determined to fear God and no one else and he proved that his heart was right and was with the poor by taking care of 100 ragged, suffering prophets (1 Kings 18:4).
3. A reliance on hope. The 7000 in Elijah's time endured because of their hope in a coming day of deliverance. Likewise today, the church's blessed hope is the soon return of Jesus. With one trumpet blast, all wickedness will end. Our Lord will do away with all killing of babies, all blatant perversions, all ethnic genocide.
Do these three marks characterize you as a part of God's holy remnant?If so, God boasts of you, "This one has given his heart to me. He's focused on me. And he is wholly mine!"
"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."
"For the seed shall be prosperous; the vine shall give her fruit, and the ground shall give her increase, and the heavens shall give their dew; and I will cause the remnant of this people to possess all these things."
THE BENEFITS OF YOUR SALVATION
And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
WILL YOU SAY, "YES?"
God is searching for a remnant of believers who will believe His word against all odds. His remnant won't be moved by their circumstances but will wholly lean upon His word for perseverance, peace, perspective, and deliverance.