Those adherents of the political Zionist dogma claim that Israel (the state, Jews, Judaism?) is God's time clock that will usher the return of Jesus Christ. They also use a Bible verse they believe calls for Christians need to support the political state of Israel (regardless of its military and political actions against perceived enemies) or they will be cursed:
And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed, (Genesis 12:3).
They fail to realize that prophetic promise was made to Abraham and his faith-believing descendants, and cannot be applied to Jewish residents and their respective government leaders that currently exist in that Middle East region called "Israel" since 1948.
Sadly, due to the creator of the Scofield Bible, the word of God is erroneously being taught in seminaries and Bible colleges throughout the nation, a Bible version which for over 100 years has distorted and marginalized the word of God to portray a different Gospel than the one taught by the Apostles, and has seduced millions of students, pastors and Bible teachers (and other American Christians) to believe in and promote a different redemption plan than God has ordained, said Joe Ortiz, author of the book, The End Times Passover (Author House Publishers).
Following are a few key points to have handy whenever others ask you about the dangers of promoting Zionism:
Sadly, dispensationalists use this verse in an inferential manner to have their minions believe that all of God's promises were made primarily to ethnic Jews and need to be fulfilled before Christ returns. They never follow the road that all promises were fulfilled through Jesus Christ. It would take volumes to cite them all. But we highly recommend (to serious Bible students) that they purchase Hans K. La Rondelle's book, "The Israel of God in Prophecy" which breaks down the varying exegetical and hermeneutical approaches used by dispensationalists as opposed to the orthodox means interpreting of the Bible.
Old Jerusalem is not The Promised Land! The wars and contentions going back after Rome razed Jerusalem in 70 AD rages on because the Jews (and Christan Zionists) would rather believe the Pharisaical cabal of money-changers who have strived to get the power back Jesus took away from them when He paid the price and redeemed God's Kingdom forever!
Replacement Theology? Never! We were made One New Man in Christ Jesus:
What is the relationship the Patriarchs (the faith-believing remnant) were looking forward to, that God intended to accomplish: We see again clearly in Hebrews 11:39, which states:
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