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Anti-Zion Is Anti-Christ

The English word "Zion" is from the Hebrew word, pronounced tsee-yone, which originally simply meant height, with an applied meaning bright (elevations were naturally more exposed to sunlight and could therefore be seen shining from lower elevations). In Jerusalem, "Zion" was the name given to one of the highest hills in Jerusalem (Mount Zion is slightly higher than Mount Moriah, the "Temple Mount," while the nearby Mount of Olives is slightly higher still).

When the Israelites (all of the tribes, not just Judah) entered the promised land (see Milk and Honey to understand what "the land of milk and honey" really means in the Holy Bible), they did not take the city of Jerusalem. That was a later task prophetically given to King David, after The Civil War, when The United Kingdom was established.

"5:4 David was thirty years old when he began to reign, and he reigned forty years. 5:5 In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years over all Israel and Judah.

5:6 And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind and the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come in hither. 5:7 Nevertheless David took the strong hold of Zion: the same is the city of David." (2 Samuel 5:4-7 KJV)

The taking of Jerusalem, in due time, was a prophecy of another King of Judah who would come to rule all of the world, as the Messiah of all people i.e. "12:5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne" (Revelation 12:5 KJV).

"78:68 But chose the tribe of Judah, the mount Zion which he loved. 78:69 And he built his sanctuary like high palaces, like the earth which he hath established for ever. 78:70 He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds: 78:71 From following the ewes great with young he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance." (Psalm 78:68-71 KJV)

"He will teach us of His ways, and we will walk in His paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the Law, and the Word of the LORD from Jerusalem"

"Zionism" isn't merely about the rightful return of the people of Judah ("Jew" is an abbreviation of Judah) to their ancient homeland; it's about the return of Jesus Christ to the capital that He chose in the time of David (see Christ The Creator, 'Before Abraham Was, I AM' and 'The God Of The Old Testament') for His future rule.

The Holy Scriptures

"2:6 Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion.

2:7 I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee. 2:8 Ask of me, and I shall give thee the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for thy possession. 2:9 Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel.

2:10 Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. 2:11 Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. 2:12 Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and ye perish from the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust in him." (Psalm 2:6-12 KJV)

The Holy Scriptures are rich in prophecy about the King who will rule all the world from Zion. Those prophecies describe not a mere human king, but the all-powerful Son of God.

"50:2 Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God hath shined. 50:3 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence: a fire shall devour before him, and it shall be very tempestuous round about him. 50:4 He shall call to the heavens from above, and to the earth, that he may judge his people. 50:5 Gather my saints together unto me; those that have made a covenant with me by sacrifice. 50:6 And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah." (Psalm 50:2-6 KJV)

"Zionism" has been blasphemously called "racism" by those who do not yet understand that it's about the coming of the Messiah of all people. The greatest irony of all is that many people of Judah themselves do not realize that "Zionism" isn't merely about them, it's about the Christ who many of them did not recognize when He came the first time (see Why Two Comings Of The Christ? and Why Can't 'The Chosen People' See?).

"102:15 So the heathen shall fear the name of the LORD, and all the kings of the earth thy glory. 102:16 When the LORD shall build up Zion, he shall appear in his glory. 102:17 He will regard the prayer of the destitute, and not despise their prayer.

102:18 This shall be written for the generation to come: and the people which shall be created shall praise the LORD. 102:19 For he hath looked down from the height of his sanctuary; from heaven did the LORD behold the earth; 102:20 To hear the groaning of the prisoner; to loose those that are appointed to death; 102:21 To declare the name of the LORD in Zion, and his praise in Jerusalem; 102:22 When the people are gathered together, and the kingdoms, to serve the LORD." (Psalm 102:15-22 KJV)

The Messiah will rule all the world from Zion, for the benefit of all of humanity, without favoritism to anyone, from which will be fulfilled the famous prophecy "he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."

"2:2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of the LORD house shall be established in the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills; and all nations shall flow unto it.

2:3 And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

2:4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more." (Isaiah 2:2-4 KJV)

Fact Finder: What will King David be doing when the Messiah is ruling from Zion?
See David, Future King Of Israel


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