CHRISTIAN ZIONISM & ANTI-SEMITISM

To believe that Christian Zionism is not biblical in no way suggests that a person is anti-Semitic.

Definition of anti-Semitism:

Discrimination against or prejudice or hostility toward Jews. (dictionary.com)

This is what Christian Zionists erroneously teach:

(1) If you are not in agreement with the teachings of Christian Zionism, you are not blessing Israel;

(2) if you are not in agreement with the teachings of Christian Zionism, you are under God’s curse;

(3) if you are not in agreement with the teachings of Christian Zionism, you are anti-Semitic.

Nothing could be further from biblical truth. How sad.

If we are born again, our love for all people, including the Jews, will be – should be -evidenced by desiring their salvation.  We will preach the Gospel to them.

I bring to your attention the words of Paul the apostle:

Romans 9:1-5 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: Who are Israelites; to whom pertaineth the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises; Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

Paul was also a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles:

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

Yes, we love the Jewish people, but we love everyone else too.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

John 3:18 He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God.

John 3:19 And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

John 3:20 For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

John 3:21 But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.

The apostasy has gone so far as to say that if you don’t bless Israel (the unbelieving Jewish people) you, as a believer in Jesus Christ, have a curse upon you.  On the other hand, if you bless Israel (the unbelieving Jewish people) you are blessed by God.  I ask believers to mediate on that.  Don’t we have things backwards?  Unbelievers blessed, believers cursed.  And then there’s the question of what it means to truly bless Israel?

Blessings and curses …

Galatians 3:1 O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

Galatians 3:2 This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Galatians 3:4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.

Galatians 3:5 He therefore that ministereth to you the Spirit, and worketh miracles among you, doeth he it by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:6 Even as Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.

Galatians 3:7 Know ye therefore that they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham.

Galatians 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen through faith, preached before the gospel unto Abraham, saying, In thee shall all nations be blessed.

Galatians 3:9 So then they which be of faith are blessed with faithful Abraham.

Galatians 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Galatians 3:11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

Galatians 3:12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.

Galatians 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

Galatians 3:14 That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Galatians 3:15 Brethren, I speak after the manner of men; Though it be but a man’s covenant, yet if it be confirmed, no man disannulleth, or addeth thereto.

Galatians 3:16 Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.

Galatians 3:17 And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

Galatians 3:18 For if the inheritance be of the law, it is no more of promise: but God gave it to Abraham by promise.

Galatians 3:19 Wherefore then serveth the law? It was added because of transgressions, till the seed should come to whom the promise was made; and it was ordained by angels in the hand of a mediator.

Galatians 3:20 Now a mediator is not a mediator of one, but God is one.

Galatians 3:21 Is the law then against the promises of God? God forbid: for if there had been a law given which could have given life, verily righteousness should have been by the law.

Galatians 3:22 But the scripture hath concluded all under sin, that the promise by faith of Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

Galatians 3:23 But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.

Galatians 3:24 Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

Galatians 3:25 But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.

Galatians 3:26 For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:27 For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

Galatians 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

Galatians 3:29 And if ye be Christ’s, then are ye Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise.

And finally, let’s not forget that to reject the Messiah is to be of an antichrist spirit …

1 John 2:18 Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.

1 John 2:22 Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the Son.

1 John 4:3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world.

2 John 1:7 For many deceivers are entered into the world, who confess not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh. This is a deceiver and an antichrist.

About Cathy

I am a born again Christian, saved in 1988 at the age of 38. My mother was born again in her old age, in her 80's. Her name is Giannina which means "God is gracious."
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4 Responses to CHRISTIAN ZIONISM & ANTI-SEMITISM

  1. Cathy says:

    You speak truth. Amen.

    “It is spreading like a cancer.”

    It has so permeated the minds of many believers that secular Israel, not Jesus, has become the focus and source of blessing or cursing. How did this happen? I wonder where all this is going . . .

  2. Oxysmoron says:

    surely thou shalt NOT die!

    oh the Twist on God’s own word which beguiled Eve…

    Oh foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you?!
    with doctrines of demons…

    Have christians sold their own Inheritance for a Pot of Israel?

    The dark cloud has not only hovered over our nation, but is growing thicker. These people who profess christianity are led by the Light of Israel; not Jesus as their focus.

    It is spreading like cancer.

    You and I seem to be on the same page dear one in Christ.

  3. Cathy says:

    Well said, and so true.

    Thanks for the link. I have read Stephen Sizer’s material on Christian Zionism and it is excellent. I will read it again. I too cannot vouch for what he teaches on other subjects, but I do believe that he is right on target regarding the subject of Christian Zionism.

  4. PJ Miller says:

    Cathy i am only now beginning to believe this whole concept along with its erroneous interpretation of scripture, is one huge last day deception perpetrated by satan himself, to keep the Gospel ALONE from being preached to a lost people..

    I say that because of the backlash which comes against anyone for even attempting to point out the error of this movement.

    The use of the term anti-semitic is a common tool used by those under this last day deception.

    What is so ridiculous in this term being thrown about is that it is not the Jews who are primarily spear-heading this cause in the USA…it is being led by many Christian leaders and groups. Sadly they believe by supporting this movement they are obeying the Lord.

    How foolish.

    I came across an on-line book on this movement.

    “Christian Zionism: Its History, Theology, and Politics”

    I haven’t had time to read it all, so can’t vouch for it all…

    http://www.vho.org/aaargh/fran/livres2/SIZERchriszion.pdf

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