Spiritual Dictionary Section R-2

Remission- "Paul states, as the reason why this cleansing must be performed with blood, is that without shedding of blood is no remission. Remission, or putting away of sin, is the work to be accomplished." GC 418


Remnant church - Signs of  -

1. Keeps the faith of Jesus and preaches the gospel of Jesus. Revelation 14:12, 6

2. Keep the commandments of God. Revelation 14:12

3. Keep the Sabbath of the commandments of God. Revelation 14:7; 1:10; Isaiah 58:13

4. Have the gift of prophecy present in the church. Revelation 12:17; 19:10

5. Accept the Sanctuary Concept. Hebrews 8:2; 9:11, 24; Revelation 11:19

6. Do not drink of the wine of Babylon. Revelation 17:2

7. Preach the 3 angels messages of Revelation 14:6-12 and the prophecies of Daniel and Revelation. Daniel 12:9; Revelation 10; 1:1-3. CO


Remove – A verb used in the Bible to communicate a sinful and impure state that requires God to remove something, or someone from the camp. Once removed the person, nation, or object requires the verb restore to be brought into the camp again. Remove can also simply mean to move, or be moved from one place to another.

Exodus 14:19 The pillar of cloud moved from before the camp to behind it to separate Israel from Egypt.

Numbers 33:5 Israel removed from Rameses and pitched in Succoth.

Deuteronomy 27:17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour’s landmark.

II Kings 17:18-23 God was angry with Israel and removed them out of His sight.

II Kings 24:3-4 God commanded Judah to be removed out of His sight for the sins of Manasseh.

Psalms 119:22 Remove from me reproach and contempt, for I have kept thy testimonies.

Proverbs 10:30 The righteous shall never be removed; but the wicked shall not inhabit the earth.

Lamentations 1:8 Jerusalem hath grievously sinned; therefore she is removed…

          Ezekiel 36:17 The house of Israel has defiled the land by their own

way and by their own doings, their way was before me as the uncleanness of a removed woman.

Acts 13:20-23 “…And when He had removed him (Saul) He raised up unto them David…

Galatians 1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel.

Hebrews 12:25-28 “…Yet once more, signifieth the removing of those things that are shaken…Wherefore we receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved…”

Revelation 2:5 Repent or I will come unto thee and will remove thy candlestick out of his place except thou repent.

Remember nothing that defiles can go into the New Jerusalem Revelation 21:27


See Restore


Repentance - "As you by faith grasp the meaning of the sacrifice, you see yourself a sinner, condemned by a broken law. This is repentance." 1 SM 343


Repentance - God's repentance is not like man's repentance. "The Strength of Israel will not lie nor repent: for He is not a man, that He should repent." Man's repentance implies a change of mind. God's repentance implies a change of circumstances and relations. Man may change His relation to God by complying with the conditions upon which he may be brought into the Divine favor, or he may, by his own action, place himself outside the favoring condition; but the Lord is the same "yesterday, and today, and forever. Saul's disobedience changed his relation to God; but the conditions of acceptance with God were unaltered--God's requirements were still the same, for with Him there "is no variableness, neither shadow of turning." James 1:17" PP 630


Reprove and exhort with all long suffering and doctrine - "There is pastoral work to do, and this means to reprove and exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine; that is, he should present the Word of God, to show wherein there is a deficiency...."EV 347-348


Representatives - God's - "Reverence should be shown for God's representatives - for ministers, teachers, and parents, who are called to speak and set in His stead." PK 237


Reproofs - "Reproofs of instruction are the way of life." Proverbs 6:23


Reproof-"The true object of reproof is gained only when the wrongdoer himself is led to see his fault and his will is enlisted for its correction." Ed 291


Reprove and exhort with all long suffering and doctrine - "There is pastoral work to do, and this means to reprove and exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine; that is, he should present the Word of God, to show wherein there is a deficiency...."EV 347-348


Rest - Equated with scriptural truth. Isaiah 28:9-13


Rest- "Rest is found when all self-justification, all reasoning from a selfish standpoint, is put away.  Entire self-surrender, an acceptance of his ways. Is the secret of perfect rest in His love…What is the "rest" promised? It is the consciousness that God is true, that He never disappoints the one who comes to Him. His pardon is full and free, and His acceptance means rest to the soul, rest in His love." OHC 97


Restore – A verb that has several distinct actions and different focuses regarding returning a facet of life, or returning something to its original state in relationship to a person, persons, or to God.  Other aspects of restore can mean to return a quality to its original state in the person as in the restoration of physical disease, and even life itself. For Example:

I Kings 13:1-6 King Jeroboam’s hand was restored to health.

Matthew 12:10-13 The restoration of the paralyzed man’s hand.

Mark 8:22-25 A blind man’s sight is restored to clarity.

II Kings 8:1 Elisha restores the life of the Shunamite’s son.

Jeremiah 30:17 The restoration of health.


Restore can also mean the restoration of properties, possessions, and items:

Exodus 22:1-4 Restoration of properties for stealing.

Leviticus 6:1-5 If one steals then they should restore the principle of the original and add a fifth to it.

II Samuel 12:6 David says that a thief should restore the stolen object four times.


Restore can also mean to restore original concepts:

Isaiah 58:12 To restore the paths or teachings of righteousness

Ruth 4:13-15 To restore the life of the family.

Joel 2:25 God will restore the years lost to famine and sin.


 The Hebrew verb Shuwb (7724 in Strong’s Concordance) indicates a turning back to its original status in a relationship between peoples or persons. Some examples of this would be the following:

Genesis 20:7 God commands Abimelech to restore Sarah to Abraham thus describing marital relationship.

Genesis 40:13 God would restore the butler to his original position with Pharaoh.

Leviticus 6:1-7 If a man steals something from someone he is to restore the item to restore the relationship between the person and the other person as well as God.

Deuteronomy 22:1-4 If you see something happen to your neighbor’s property or possessions you are to restore it to him and not hide yourself from your neighborly responsibilities.

II Samuel 9:1-13 David finds Mephibosheth and restores properties to him to show favor unto Jonathan, Mephibosheth’s father and to fulfill his promise unto Jonathan to watch over his house and children. I Samuel 20:11-17, 42

II Kings 8:1-6 The story of the Shunamite whose son had been restored to life through the prophet Elisha. After 7 years of famine Gehazi was talking to the king of Israel about Elisha and the woman came before the king to have her lands restored to her after being gone for so long. The king restored unto her her properties and her way of life, as well as the life of her son.

Daniel 9:25 The command to restore and rebuild Jerusalem – indicates that God would restore Jerusalem to its relationship to Him. The restoration of properties to Israel was another Hebrew word “Tub” which is also translated restore See Ezra 6:1-5


See Also Remove



Restoration-(to one’s self) - "…is subjection to God." DA 462


Resurrection - That event which occurs when a soul, a being created by God through the combining of body and spirit, dies, meaning the body and soul are separated - the body returning to dust and the sprit - life energy - returns to God, and then is recombined at the call of Jesus for either the resurrection of life or the resurrection of death.  The resurrection is that creative event which grants physical restoration to the spiritual recreation of conversion. This event will take place in three phases 1) the special resurrection just before Jesus comes, 2) the resurrection of the just, 3) the resurrection of the unjust. The righteous will be granted an incorruptible body and the gift of immortality (I Corinthians 15), the wicked will be resurrected in the same body that they died with, and the same current of thought and will suffer the punishment assigned to them in the judgment (GC 662-673).


As a doctrine the resurrection will either bring comfort (I     Thessalonians 4:13-18 or if misstated (I Corinthians 15:12 & II Timothy 2:17-18) will overthrow the faith of some.

At the resurrection the living will not go to Jesus before the dead, but when the dead are raised and meet Jesus in the sky then the living will join them in the cloud. I Thessalonians 4:13-18

Baptism, a symbol of. I Peter 3:21

Everyone will be resurrected. John 5:28-29.

Jesus is the resurrection and the life. John 11:23-27

Jesus states that the resurrection is to help people believe that the Father had sent Him. John 11:37-45

Pharisees believed in the resurrection. Acts 23:1-8

Sadducees did not believe in the resurrection. Acts 23:1-8

Special resurrection for the righteous. Daniel 12:2, 12; Revelation 14:13; GC 637

Special resurrection of the wicked. Daniel 12:2; Matthew 26:64; Revelation 1:7; GC 637


Spirit of holiness and resurrection proves you to be sons of God. Romans 1:1-4; Luke 20:36; I Peter 1:3

Spoken of in the Old Testament. Genesis 22:1-18 - Hebrews 11:17-19; Genesis 50:24-25; Job 14:7,9-15; 19:25-27; Isaiah 26:19; Daniel 12:1-2,13


The disciples are to be a witness of Christ's resurrection. Acts 1:22

There is a resurrection of the righteous. John 5:28-29; Acts 24:15

Starts the 1000 years. Revelation 20:4-6

There is a resurrection of the unrighteous. John 5:28-29; Acts 24:15

Comes at the end of the 1000 years. Revelation 20:6, 12-15

Examples of the resurrection:

Abraham sacrificing Isaac. Genesis 22:1-18; Hebrews 11:17-19

Joseph sends his bones out with the children of Israel. Genesis 50:24-25; Exodus 13:9; Hebrews 11:22    

Moses. Deuteronomy 34:5-6; Jude 9; Matthew 17:1-3

Lazarus. John 11

Jesus. Matthew 28:1-11; Mark 16:1-9; Luke 24:1-11; John 20

Resurrection of a number of saints at Christ's resurrection.  Matthew 27:50-53 See DA 786; I SM 304-307; EW 184


Revelation - "In the Revelation all the books of the Bible meet and end. Here is the complement of the book of Daniel. One is a prophecy: the other a revelation. The book that was sealed is not the Revelation, but that portion of the prophecy of Daniel relating to the last days." AA 585


Revelation - "The Revelation is the supplement of Daniel." II SM 114


Reverence- "Reverence for God is inspired by a sense of His infinite greatness and a realization of His presence." Ed 242


Revival- "Revival signifies a renewal of spiritual life, a quickening of the powers of mind and heart, a resurrection from spiritual death." 1 SM 128


Righteous - "…the righteous is an everlasting foundation." Proverbs 10:25


Righteous Acts – list of:

Has covered the naked with a garment. Ezekiel 18:7

Has despised the gain of oppression. Isaiah 33:15

Has executed true judgment between man and man. Ezekiel 18:8

Has given his bread to the hungry. Ezekiel 18:7

Has not come near a menstrous woman. Ezekiel 18:6

Has not defiled his neighbor’s wife. Ezekiel 18:6

Has not given or taken usury. Ezekiel 18:8

Has not oppressed anyone. Ezekiel 18:7

Has not spoiled anyone by violence. Ezekiel 18:7

Has restored to the debtor his pledge. Ezekiel 18:7

Has shaken his hands from holding bribes. Isaiah 33:15

He shuts his eyes from seeing evil. Isaiah 33:15

He stops his ears from hearing of blood. Isaiah 33:15

To do justly. Micah 6:8

To fear the Lord thy God. Deuteronomy 10:12

To keep the commandments of the Lord and His statutes which Moses commanded for the good of the people. Deuteronomy 10:12

To love God. Deuteronomy 10:12

To love mercy. Micah 6:8

To serve the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul. Deuteronomy 10:12

To walk humbly with thy God. Micah 6:8

To walk in all His ways. Deuteronomy 10:12

          See Sins – list of.


Righteous - lips - "Righteous lips are the delight of kings - and they love him that speaketh right." Proverbs 16:13


Righteousness- "…and it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as He but commanded us." Deuteronomy 6:25


Righteousness – “My tongue shall speak of thy word: for all thy commandments are righteousness.” Psalms 119:172


Righteousness- "Righteousness is holiness, likeness to God; and "God is love". 1 John 4:16


Righteousness- "In the name of God lift your banner for truth and righteousness - the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus." MLT 315


Righteousness- "Righteousness is defined by the standard of God's holy law, and is expressed in the ten precepts given on Sinai." SC 60:61


Righteousness- "Righteousness is love, and love is the light and life of God." MB 34 & 18