(The belief in these verses is "Zionism," which makes the believer a "Zionist.")
Isaiah 14:32 ". . . the Lord hath founded Zion. . . ." (The Jews didn't start this thing.)
28:16 "Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation. . . ."
[Zion is a place on earth.] (Hint: it isn't Rome!)
1st Kings 8:1 "Jerusalem . . . the city of David, which is Zion" (2nd Chronicles 5:2 ditto)
2nd Kings 9:28 "Jerusalem . . . the city of David" (the burial of Ahaziah)
14:20 Ditto (concerning the burial of Amaziah)
Psalm 147:12 "Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion." (Interchangeable)
Zechariah 9:9 "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. . . ."
(It was NEVER Rome! It is Jerusalem: always was and always will be!)
Revelation 3:12 ". . . and I will write upon him . . . the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God. . . ."
21:2 "And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband."
Psalm 2:6 "Yet have I set my king upon my holy hill of Zion."
9:11 "Sing praises to the Lord, which dwelleth in Zion. . . ." (Which Lord?)
76:2 "and his dwelling place in Zion"
Isaiah 8:18 ". . . the Lord of hosts . . . dwelleth in mount Zion." (Who said the Lord is "omnipresent"?)
18:7 (It is a place!)
Psalm 48:1-14 (This is a city / mountain thing.)
74:1-2 "this mount Zion, wherein thou hast dwelt"
78:68 "the mount Zion which he loved"
Jeremiah 31:1-10 "I have loved thee with an everlasting love . . . Again I will build thee. . . ."
Psalm 50:1-3 "Out of Zion . . . Our God shall come."
53:6 "Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion [now]!" (He will, but later!)
Isaiah 59:18-20 "And the Redeemer shall come to Zion . . . that turn from transgression in Jacob. . . ."
Psalm 132:13 "For the Lord hath chosen Zion; he hath desired it for his habitation."
87:2 "The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob."
Isaiah 12:6 "Cry out and shout, thou inhabitant of Zion: for great is the Holy One of Israel in the midst of thee."
62:1-12 "For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest. . . ."
Zion Has Converts That Get Grafted in Through the Gift of Righteousness.
Romans 11:1-36 ". . . thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them . . . And so all Israel shall be saved. . . ."
Isaiah 1:27 "Zion shall be redeemed . . . and her converts. . . ."
46:12-13 "I bring near my righteousness . . . and I will place salvation in Zion for Israel my glory."
John 4:19-22 "Ye worship ye know not what: we know what we worship: for salvation is of the Jews.
The Lord is Against Those That Rejoice in the Demise of Israel
Psalm 129:5 "Let them all be confounded and turned back that hate Zion."
Ezekiel 25:6-7 "Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all thy despite against the land of Israel; Behold, therefore I will stretch out mine hand upon thee. . . ."
Zechariah 12:1-3 "And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it." (And they will!)
Obadiah 12-21 "For the day of the Lord is near upon all the heathen: as thou hast done, it shall be done unto thee."
"Zionism" (In the end, the Lord will fight for Israel, whether the world likes it or not!)
Isaiah 51:16-23 "I have taken out of thine hand the cup of trembling, even the dregs of the cup of my fury . . . But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee . . . ."
31:4-9 ". . . so shall the Lord of hosts come down to fight for mount Zion, and for the hills thereof."
Jeremiah 46:27-28 "for I will make a full end of all the nations whither I have driven thee: but . . . not . . . thee. . . ."
51:1-5 "For Israel hath not been forsaken . . . of the Lord of hosts; though their land was filled with sin. . . ."
Psalm 69:34-36 "For God will save Zion . . . and they that love his name shall dwell therein."
Joel 2:1 "Blow ye the trumpet in Zion . . . for the day of the Lord cometh. . . ."
3:9-21 "The Lord also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from Jerusalem . . . for the Lord dwelleth in Zion."
"PALESTINE": To Whom Does It Belong? (Not Slick Willy, or the "United Nations", and not Gentiles, the "pope", or Satan!)
Isaiah 45:17-19 "God himself that formed the earth and made it. . . ." (It belongs to the Lord!)
40:15-17 "All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity."
Psalm 24:1 "The earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein."
1st Corinthians 10:26 "For the earth is the Lord's, and the fulness thereof." (No, Virginia, thatís not "just Old Testament!")
[God Divided The Land According To His Will.]
Numbers 33:50-56 "And the Lord spake unto Moses in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho, saying, speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them . . . ye shall divide the land by lot for an inheritance among your families. . . ."
34:17-29 "These are the names of the men which shall divide the land unto you. . . ."
(Is "Bill Clinton, Yasar Arrafat, or some Catholic chairman of the United Nations mentioned in this list?)
Joshua 1:6 ". . . for unto this people shalt thou divide for an inheritance the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give them." (Is this clear enough? Shall we do again what God has already caused to be done?)
Deuteronomy 32:7-11 ". . . the most High divided to the nations their inheritance. . . ."
Acts 17:24-26 "God that made the world and all things therein . . . hath made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all the face of the earth, and hath determined the times before appointed, and the bounds of their habitation. . . ."
To Whom Does The Land Belong Now?
Genesis 13:14-17 ". . . for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever."
(See Luke 20:9-18 "This is the heir: come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.")
What Land Is That?
Genesis 15:18-21 "In the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates. . . ."
Deuteronomy 1:7-8 "Turn you, and take your journey, and go to the mount of the Amorites, and unto all the places nigh thereunto, in the plain, in the hills, and in the vale, and in the south, and by the sea side, to the land of the Canaanites, and unto Lebanon, unto the great river, the river Euphrates."
11:24 "Every place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the river, the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be."
Joshua 1:4 "From the wilderness and this Lebanon even unto the great river, the river Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and unto the great sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your coast." (The Mediterranean Sea.)
Psalm 105:8-11 "He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; and confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant: saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance. . . ."
The Lord Scattered Israel, BUT WILL GATHER HIM AGAIN:
Romans 11:1-7 "I say then, Hath God cast away his people?"
vs. 25-33 "For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery. . . ."
Ezekiel 37 "And he said unto me, Son of man, can these bones live? And I answered, O Lord GOD, thou knowest."
v. 11 "Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. . . ."
v. 14 "And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land. . . ."
Zechariah 12:1-9 "And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it." (And they will!)
Isaiah 49:12-23 "But Zion said, The Lord hath forsaken me, and my Lord hath forgotten me. Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands. . . ."
60:1-22 "The sons also of them that afflicted thee shall come bending unto thee. . . ." (They will bow down before them.)
(Do you see why Satan and those that belong to him hate Israel?)
Jeremiah 31:1-17 (vs. 10, 17) "He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock. * * * And there is hope in thine end, saith the Lord, that thy children shall come again to their own border."
Ezekiel 11:13-17 "Although I have cast them far off among the heathen, and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet . . . I will even gather you from the people, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel." (Is that plain enough?)
Isaiah 11:11-12 "And he shall . . . assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah. . . ."
(12:1-6 ". . . thought thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.")
51:11 "Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion. . . ." (Count on it!)
vs. 1-3 "For the Lord shall comfort Zion . . . and he will make her wilderness like Eden. . . ." (And He did!)
54:1-17 "For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee."
Ezekiel 28:25-26 "When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered . . . then shall they dwell in their land that I have given to my servant Jacob. And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the Lord their God."
36:8-15 "Neither will I cause men to hear in thee the shame of the heathen any more. . . ."
vs. 16-38 "And I scattered them among the heathen, and they were dispersed through the countries. . . . For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land."
38:1 -- 39:7 [against Gog] (I donít know when this is.)
see Zephaniah 1:7 ". . . the Lord hath prepared a sacrifice, he hath bid his guests."
39:27-29 "Then shall they know that I am the Lord their God, which cause them to be led into captivity among the heathen: but I have gathered them unto their own land, and have left none of them any more there."
Zephaniah 3:14-20 "At that time will I bring you again, even in the time that I gather you . . . saith the Lord."
Amos 9:14-15 "And I will plant them upon their land, and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land. . . ."
Zechariah 8:7-8 "I will save my people from the east country, and from the west country; and I will bring them, and they shall dwell in the midst of Jerusalem: and they shall be my people. . . ."
Zion is Permanent
Psalm 125:1 "They that trust in the Lord shall be as mount Zion which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever."
Isaiah 33:20-24 "Look upon Zion . . . a tabernacle that shall not be taken down. . . ."
52:7-10 ". . . Zion, Thy God reigneth! . . . the Lord shall bring again Zion . . . he hath redeemed Jerusalem."
Ezekiel 37:1-10 "And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live. . . ."
v. 11-14 "Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. . . ."
(Not the "church", "spiritual Israel", or "true Israel", but "the whole house of Israel".) [This is Zion.]
Zephaniah 3:14-20 ". . . the king of Israel, even the Lord, is in the midst of thee: thou shalt not see evil anymore."
Ezekiel 34:30-31 ". . . the house of Israel, are my people, saith the Lord God. . . . and I am your God. . . ."
(again) Zechariah 12:6 "In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Jerusalem."