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Daughter of Zion

From the time of the New Testament, the people who correctly worship the True God (in contrast to those who incorrectly worship the True God, much to their eventual regret i.e. Matthew 7:21-23) are generally referred to as "The Church of God" (e.g. Acts 20:28, 1 Corinthians 1:2), the literal meaning of "church" being a gathering of those called, from the Greek word pronounced ek-klay-see-ah (see People or Place?). In the Old Testament, and in Prophecy, they were, and are, also known figuratively as "The daughter of Jerusalem" and "The daughter of Zion" - Jerusalem and Zion being symbolic, and literal, of God's future rule on earth:

Tower of David Daughter Of Zion

The ancient Daughter of Zion was no stranger to salvation, or the coming Savior:

The people of God however sometimes take too much for granted. In terms of God's blessings and protection, they sometimes find themselves in deep trouble because of their unfaithfulness and disobedience, and then they cry out to God to rescue them - to which sometimes He did, and does, and at other times He left, or leaves, them to learn their lesson in a way that they would, or will, not soon forget. Ancient examples of what is still seen every day:

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