“For the vision [the oil] is yet for an appointed

time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie:
though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely
come, it will not tarry.”
(Habakkuk 2:2-3)
“The secret things belong unto the LORD our
God: but those things which are revealed belong
unto us and to our children for ever, that we may
do all the words of this law.”
(Deuteronomy 29:29)
“Remember that thou magnify his work [the oil],
which men behold.”
(Job 36:24)
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The Oil of
Israel
Prophecy Being
Fulfilled
(Isaiah 48:3)
John Brown
Romans 12:6
This book is dedicated frst and foremost to
God’s faithfulness to His Word (Psalm 138:2)
and to his chosen people (Genesis 12:1-3) and
secondly to Joan, my wife, who faithfully en-
dured these 29 years with me and lastly to the
memory of Jim Spillman.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying
unto me, “Write, Blessed are the dead
which die in the Lord from henceforth:
Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest
from their labors; and their works do
follow them.”
(Revelation 14:13)
John M. Brown (Proverbs 25:2)
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
Chairman/Founder
Table of Contents
Preface 1
Chapter 1 9
True Biblical Faith
Chapter 2 21
The Vision and the Calling
Chapter 3 27
The Scriptures Given to John Brown
Chapter 4 41
Now By Faith
Appendices
About John Brown 47
The Joseph Project 49
Zion Oil & Gas Vision Statement 52
Zion’s Charitable Foundations 56
Letters From Shareholders 58
Jews & Christians United For Israel 63
John Brown’s Personal Testimony 71
Ancient Tribes of Israel Map 75
Zion License/Levant Basin Map 76
Zion Corporate Information 77
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Preface
Dear Friends of Zion,
As I begin to write this introduction for
this book, I feel compelled to quote a Jewish
Rabbi who very profoundly and meekly said,
“with Faith there are no questions, and without
Faith, there are no answers.” I do not pretend
to have the spiritual insight of these men of
God; Jim Spillman, Hal Lindsey, Pastor John
Hagee, Marcus Lamb, Rabbi Jonathan Bernis,
Joel Rosenberg, Dr. David Jeremiah and Fred-
erick Brotherton Meyer, so I have quoted these
men of faith and have used the Bible verses as I
believe God gave them to me (Psalm 32:8).
All scripture is given by inspiration of
God, and is proftable for doctrine, for
reproof, for correction, for instruction
in righteousness. That the man of God
may be perfect, thoroughly furnished
unto all good works.
(2 Timothy 3:16-17)
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Knowing this frst, that no prophecy of
the scripture is of any private interpre-
tation. For the prophecy came not in old
time by the will of man: but holy men of
God spake as they were moved by the
Holy Ghost.
(2 Peter 1:20-21)
So, why did God choose Zion to discover
the oil in Israel? The answer is I don’t know
why, but He did, and I believe I was told by
God that it was to fulfll His promises to Israel
(Isaiah 14:24) (Zechariah 1:17) and to bless the
body of Christ. (Isaiah 23:18 NIV) and Zion
Oil only exists because of God’s faithfulness to
Israel (Psalms 36:5, 89:1-5) and not because of
my faith (Isaiah 25:1).
I believe the promise of Israel’s oil be-
gins in Genesis 49:1: “and Jacob called unto
his sons, and said, gather yourselves together,
that I may tell you that which shall befall you
in the last days.” In verses 22-26, he speaks of
blessing Joseph’s land with the “blessings of
the deep that lieth under and they shall be on
the Head of Joseph.” Then in verse 28, Jacob
proceeded to bless the twelve tribes of Israel.
In Deuteronomy 33:1, Moses also spoke to
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confrm this, “and this is the blessing, where-
with Moses the man of God blessed the children
of Israel before his death.” In verse 4 “Moses
commanded us a law, even the inheritance of
the congregation of Jacob.” In verses 13-16
Moses speaks of Joseph again and that his land
would be blessed “for the deep that coucheth
beneath”; I believe these scriptures speak pro-
phetically of the most precious things (meged)
of the earth (oil) and again, just like Jacob’s
prophecy, the blessing will be found ‘on the
Head of Joseph’ (see map on page 75).
The blessings on Joseph’s land are based
on God’s promises in which He prophesied
through both Jacob and Moses that the bless-
ings lies deep beneath the land and on the head
of Joseph; Jacob blesses both of Joseph’s sons.
(Genesis 49:22-26; Hebrews 11:21) and Moses
again blessed both sons of Joseph, Manasseh
& Ephraim, and the land (Deuteronomy 33:13-
16).
When we celebrated the Ma’anit #1 well
dedication on April 3, 2005, Rabbi Yittzhak
Schwartz, as part of his blessing for Zion, read
this scripture:
They shall call the people unto the
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mountain; there they shall offer sac-
rifces of righteousness: for they shall
suck of the abundance of the seas, and
of treasures hid in the sand.
(Deuteronomy 33:19)
Of the many scriptures I have read, those
which spoke a Rhema word to me about the oil
of Israel were in Deuteronomy 33:13-16 and
24, when Moses spoke about the tribe of Asher
who would ‘dip his foot in oil’ on the ‘head of
Joseph’ and the biblical map confrming these
verses to me, which was given to me in 1983
by A.C. Sorelle in Israel while he was drilling
the Asher-Atlit well. This map was from a 1976
Bible printed by Zondervan Corporation (see
appendices page 75).
My faith journey began in January 1981
when I was saved (see page 73, my testimony).
Several months after my ‘born again’ experi-
ence, God sent Jim Spillman to Zion Temple,
which at that time was in Clawson Michigan,
where the pastor was Leonard Gardner, to share
the revelation that God had given to him about
the oil of Israel. This was before his book, The
Great Treasure Hunt was written and frst pub-
lished in April of 1981. I believed then and now
I know that the purpose of Jim’s visit to Zion
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Temple was to deposit the Vision in my heart
to discover the oil of Israel. I want it to be per-
fectly clear, I believe that I was created (Isaiah
46:3,4), saved and chosen by God to fulfll these
prophecies and that God alone will receive all
the glory (Psalm 145:3-6) by these prophecies
being fulflled (Psalm 83:18; 86:10) and not to
me or Zion Oil & Gas because all I am is His
unproftable servant and have only obeyed God
and by faith followed Him on this twenty-nine
year faith journey (Luke 17:10).
I guess I don’t really know why it should be
so surprising to us believers that God’s Word is
true and what will happen in Israel after the oil
is found in the last days is only confrming what
the Bible says in Deuteronomy. 33:4: “Moses
commanded us a law, even the inheritance of
the congregation of Jacob.” In Deuteronomy
34:10 it is written that, “And there arose not a
prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom
the LORD knew face to face.” Amos 3:7 tells
us, “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but
he revealeth his secret unto his servants the
prophets.” And 1 Kings 8:56 states:
Blessed be the LORD that hath given
rest unto his people Israel, according
to all that he promised: there hath not
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failed one word of all his good promise,
which he promised by the hand of Mo-
ses his servant.
God has promised many such blessings for
His people and its impossible for me even to
begin to list them all, but He is a faithful God
(Psalm 119:89-90) and if you are to receive His
promises you must believe and trust Him “by
faith” that He is able to keep all of His prom-
ises (Hebrews11:6).
I was in Israel in May of 1983 when God
spoke to me these verses in 1 Kings 8:41-43:
Moreover concerning a stranger [John
Brown], that is not of thy people Israel,
but cometh out of a far country for thy
name's sake; (For they shall hear of thy
great name, and of thy strong hand, and
of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall
come and pray toward this house; Hear
thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and
do according to all that the stranger
calleth to thee for: that all people of the
earth may know thy name, to fear thee,
as do thy people Israel; and that they
may know that this house, which I have
builded, is called by thy name
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“By faith” I believed that “all” also must
include petroleum oil, so I prayed for the oil of
Israel “by faith” (John 14:14; Romans 10:17)
and I have never doubted that God heard my
prayer and would keep His promises to me
(Hebrews11:1) and I must encourage you all
to trust Him and to gently rebuke you as well.
God is faithful so when we doubt Him and don’t
believe His Word, then what we are saying is
that He is not being truthful and is lying to us!
(Psalm 40:10) While these are blunt words but
it nevertheless is true if we doubt His faithful-
ness and do not trust Him to perform His Word
(Hebrews 6:11-15). God plainly calls unbelief
and doubt sin (Romans 14:23) and when the
children of Israel disobeyed God and did not
believe Him, they paid a severe price (Deu-
teronomy 1:21-46; 2:15) and we are all called
to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthi-
ans 5:7). The Bible is full of examples of men
who had victorious faith; Abraham, Joshua,
Caleb, Jonathan, David, Jehosophat, Job; the
list is endless. “Who through faith subdued
kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained
promises, stopped the mouths of lions.” (He-
brews 11:33) In Chapter 11 of Hebrews which
is called the hall of Faith, other men like Abel,
Enoch, Noah, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses and
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many others (Hebrews11:29-32) also trusted
and obeyed God by faith to fulfll His plan to
build the Kingdom of God. Quite frankly, we as
believer’s should never doubt God, His Word
or His promises because our doubt and unbelief
DO NOT honor God!
If you want to increase your faith, then you
must spend time reading His Word (Romans
10:17) and remember that Faith without works
is also dead (James 2:14-25) and you cannot re-
ceive these promises without you and your faith
being tested frst (James 1:3; Psalm 105:19).
This book is being written by faith in July
2010 based on God’s instructions to me to write
a book (Jeremiah 30:2) and to share the Vision
(Habakkuk 2:2-3) and before the oil is fow-
ing in Israel. God also told me that after the
oil is discovered many more Prophetic visions,
which are all written in God’s Word, will be-
gin to happen and I am to share these scriptures
with you all in (Ezekiel 12:21-28).
John M. Brown
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
Chairman/Founder
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Chapter 1
True Biblical Faith
So then, what is Biblical Faith? The Bible
defnes this for us in Hebrews 11:1. “Now
Faith is being sure of what we hope for and
certain of what we do not see.” And true faith
not only believes it but knows it and expects it
will happen.
“So then, faith comes by hearing, and
hearing by the word of God.” (Romans 10:17)
“BY FAITH” I received this Blessing and
Prophecy from the Rabbi Eliezer Berland, the
Dean of the Shuvu Banim Yeshiva in Jerusa-
lem. Rabbi Berland is one of the leading rab-
bis of the Bratzlav Hassidic court, numbering
scores of thousands around the world. The
Bratzlav Hassidic court is one of the leading
Hassidic movements today, both in and outside
of Israel.
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True Biblical Faith
References and Recommended Readings are:
Moses: The Journey of Faith 1. by Fred-
erick Brotherton Meyer
Faith for Earth’s Final Hour 2. by Hal
Lindsey (www.hallindsey.com)
Breaking the Treasure Code: The 3.
Hunt for Israel’s Oil by James R. and
Steven Spillman (www.tppress.com)
Biblical Faith will only work when we be-
lieve that God will keep His promises to us
and then our faith pleases God. Because with-
out faith it is impossible to please Him (He-
brews 11:6) and the more that we learn about
God (from His Word) the more our faith grows
and we become certain of the promises that
He makes to us. True biblical faith is always
centered only on God’s will and Word and not
ever self-centered. It must only be based on our
belief, trust, and complete confdence in God
and His Word only and not in our faith itself
or the object of our faith. The faith life always
looks at all things through God’s Word and His
unlimited ability to work out all things for our
good (Romans 8:28). Jesus said to us in Mark
9:23: “... if thou canst believe, all things are
possible to him that believeth.”
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The Parable of the Sower (Mark 4:1-20)
The key to understanding scripture is to frst
read and study the Word of God. “And He said
unto them, know ye not this parable? And how
then will ye know all parables?” (Mark 4:13)
Faith is only possible when we are on God’s
plan, and we stand on God’s promise. It is use-
less to pray for increased faith until we have
fulflled the conditions of faith. It is equally
useless to spend time in regrets and tears over
the failures, which are due to our doubt and un-
belief (Hebrews 3:7-19). Faith is as natural to
right conditions of our soul, as a fower is to a
plant. And among those conditions; frst, fnd
your place in God’s plan, and get on it, and then
feed daily on God’s promises. When each of
these are realized, then faith comes of itself and
there is absolutely nothing which is impossible.
The believing soul can “do all things” with
God. “And Jesus answering saith unto them,
‘Have faith in God.’” (Mark 11:22-24)
And what is this kind of faith? It is not
some inherent power or quality in certain men,
by virtue of which they are able to accomplish
special results unrealized by others. It is, rath-
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er, the power of putting self aside so God may
work unhindered through us. It is the attitude of
our heart which having ascertained the will of
God, and being desirous of becoming a vessel
for it, goes on to believe and expect that God
will work out his purposes through us.
It is, in brief, that desire to serve God which
allows Him to use us and we become the chan-
nel or vehicle through which He passes to bless
mankind. The believer is a God-flled, a God-
moved, a God-possessed man; and the work
which he does in the world is not his, but God’s
through him. There are, therefore, these neces-
sary conditions of all true faith:
The sense of helplessness and nothingness •
(Romans 12:1-3).
An absolute assurance of being on God’s •
plan (Psalm 32:8).
Entire consecration that He will work out •
his plan in our life (Proverbs 19:21).
The daily food of promise (The Word) •
(Psalm 119:130).
A daring to act, in utter independence of •
feeling, on a faith which trusts completely
in the faithfulness of God (Psalm 37:5).
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My Testimony - It All Began in 1981
(Revelation 12:11)
Zion is a testimony and a journey of faith, 1.
which began for me when I was saved, or
born again, in January 1981. This testi-
mony is based only on God’s faithfulness
to the Jewish people and the Nation of Is-
rael (Genesis 17:1-8). Both of which are
covenant promises and will come to pass
(I Kings 8:56; Isaiah 25:1) and not because
of my faith. It is God’s purpose and will for
my life to discover the oil of Israel (Isaiah
46:9-11; Exodus 9:16).
I was saved 2. by faith. It is a gift of God
(Ephesians 2:8, 9) and (Romans 10:8-9).
Jim Spillman came to Zion Temple in Claw- 3.
son, Michigan in February 1981 and taught
on “The Oil of Israel”; by faith I believed
it and The Great Treasure Hunt. God used
Jim Spillman frst in my life to deposit the
vision for the oil in my heart.
The Vision Book 4. , I was told by faith to write
the vision (Habakkuk 2:2-3).
What the Bible (Word) declares comes only 5.
by faith (Romans 10:17).
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The Bible (Word) speaks to us 6. by faith
(Psalm 119:105, 130, 138, 160) and then
we must “by faith” believe the promise
(Hebrews 11:1) and then by faith act on it
(James 1:22, 23). We are clearly warned by
God about doubt and unbelief (Hebrews
3:7-19) and how a true believer’s rest can
only be obtained by faith (Hebrews 4:1-
12). God wrote this about Abraham who is
the father of our faith in (Romans 4:1-25).
Yet, with respect to the promise of God,
he did not waver in unbelief, but grew
strong in faith, giving glory to God, and
being fully assured that what He had
promised, He was able also to perform.
(Romans 4:20-21).
I then went 7. by faith in 1983 to Israel where
God gave me (I Kings 8:41-43) and then
by faith:
(2 Chronicles 6:32-33) I prayed and asked 8.
God by faith for the oil! (Hebrews 11:1)
And then by faith I believed I received it
(Mark 11:22-24) Since then I have by faith
believed it and spoken it and do not doubt it
(Hebrews 10:38 ).
God called me full time to pursue the vi- 9.
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sion for the oil in December 1985 (Acts
22:14-15). So, by faith I resigned my job
from Valeron and moved to Houston, Texas
(Hebrews 11:8) and then by faith I was told
to write the Vision Book (Habakkuk 2:1-3).
I was very concerned that I only write what
God has written and was confrmed to me
in the Bible. There is a severe penalty if we
add to or take away from His Word (Reve-
lation 22:18-19) so I wrote The Vision Book
by faith only after I received (Jeremiah
23:28-29).
“The Oil of Israel” (Amos 3:7)
Jacob’s Blessing was “The Vision” (He-
brews11:21). By faith Jacob, when he was dy-
ing, blessed both sons of Joseph (Ephraim and
Manasseh). In the last days (?) (Genesis 49:1;
22-26 [key verses25-26]) Joseph’s Land will be
blessed with oil. Moses’ Blessing (Deuterono-
my 33:13-16) confrmed Jacob’s blessing for
Joseph’s Land and Asher’s foot (v:24) (see the
biblical map and Zion’s exploration licenses
opposite) The rights of the frst born were also
given to the sons of Joseph (I Chronicles 5:1-2).
By faith 10. I then moved to Houston, Texas-
1986 to pursue the vision (Hebrews 11:8;
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Nehemiah 2:20). After ten years of various
trials and testing (Job 23:10) and just like
Moses, I tried very hard in my own strength
MJ #3
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to make the vision come to pass when and
how I wanted it to and I failed (Acts 7:24-
25) and then God moved me back to Mich-
igan to work with my son, Mark (Isaiah
48:17) and for Joan and I to take care of my
mother. (Exodus 20:12)
This is quoted from Hal Lindsey’s book, 11.
Faith for Earth’s Final Hour, page 279:
... one of life’s most diffcult things is
to keep on trusting the Lord when He
delays answering our faith. Yet this is
one of the most necessary aspects to de-
velop spiritual faith.
I personally experienced this delay after I re-
turned from Houston to Michigan in 1996.
Within the next two years and in 1998, God
began to place in my heart once again the de-
sire to become involved in Israel. I really didn’t
want to go to Israel again because of the previ-
ous long trials (15 years), but God gave me the
scriptures and told me to go to Israel (Judges 6,
7:15). By faith I then went to Israel and the rest
of the story, and Vision, is now being fulflled,
“by faith” in Israel (see www.zionoil.com ) and
I am to give this testimony “O give thanks unto
the LORD; call upon his name: make known
his deeds among the people.” (Psalm 105:1)
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THE VISION AND THE CALLING
When frst visiting Israel in 1983, I believe
that God gave me a scripture (I Kings 8:41-43),
a vision (Oil for Israel) and, as a Christian Zi-
onist and New Covenant believer (Isaiah 65:1),
the calling to render assistance to the Jewish
people and Nation of Israel and to aid them in
the Restoration of the Land by providing the oil
and gas necessary to help the People of Israel
maintain their political and economic indepen-
dence (Leviticus 19:33,34) (Exodus 6:6-8).
In the Bible, God sovereignly declares that
Israel is His chosen people (Exodus 4:22);
and we can gain some understanding of God’s
choice, His vision and purpose by reading
(Deuteronomy 7).
As a Christian Zionist, I declare, “... thy
people shall be my people, and thy God my
God”. (Ruth 1:16) And I believe that, as true
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Christians, we must all so identify with Israel,
as we are all part of the “wild olive branch”
grafted onto the olive tree by the grace of God
(Romans 11). Moreover, I identify with Israel
because I share in their struggle and understand
a little something of their pain, their confusion,
their hope, the media misrepresentation, and
the world’s disdain of the Jewish people and
the nation of Israel - even and perhaps more
so today, when Israel appears to be coming un-
der greater criticism for taking those very steps
of self-defense which we in America take for
granted as our sovereign moral right in defense
of ourselves and our interests.
As a believer, I have and can have no doubt
that mankind must learn that obedience towards
God and His commandments is the key to prog-
ress, whether personal or corporate, national or
international. Disobedience, on the other hand,
can lead only to great diffculty. This too is
the story of the Jewish people and the nation
of Israel. Indeed, it appears that God’s chosen
people have ascended to heights and descended
to depths far beyond our experience - in both
blessings and curses - in progress and disaster.
In considering the history of Israel, how-
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ever, this principle alone is insuffcient to ex-
plain the great magnitude of Israel’s sufferings.
There is another dimension.
Through the centuries and the millennia, Is-
rael has been and continues to be a tangible and
visible target for dark spiritual forces which are
directed against the living God Himself. No
one can touch God; but the Jewish people and
the nation of Israel are within reach of those
whose hatred is directed against God, and who
would foil the fulfllment of His purposes and
disrupt His plan for the people of His covenant
and the nation of Israel.
This hatred has been manifested time and
again throughout the ages. To name only a
sampling, there have been the crusades, the in-
quisition and the pogroms. In the last century,
we have seen the Holocaust, as well as the hu-
miliation of, and reneging on, numerous agree-
ments regarding the Land of promise.
Since the re-establishment of the State of
Israel in 1948, there have been many wars and
many more terrorist attacks. Recently, there has
been the Gulf War with scud missiles, threaten-
ing chemical mayhem. Then there continues to
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be, the forced pressure of the ‘peace’ negotia-
tions and calls of “land for peace” - despite the
fact that Israel is the only nation on Earth that
was created by a sovereign act of God (Gen-
esis 15) and whose borders are defned by God
(Numbers 34:1-12). For in (Exodus 32: 13) He
said, “...All of this land which I have spoken of
will I give to your descendants and they shall
inherit it forever.”
And when in the summer of 2000, the Prime
Minister of Israel indicated that in return for
the much prayed for “peace”, Israel would be
willing to give most of the territory of the Holy
Land reconquered in the 1967 War - a war com-
menced by the Arabs with the declared purpose
of destroying Israel - to the Palestinians for an
independent state, those very Palestinians re-
jected the offer, declaring that the Jews had no
right to Jerusalem or to the Temple Mount, that
the Bible was “forged” to show such a connec-
tion between the people of Israel and the site of
His House, and then they commenced a wave
of terrorism, sending human bombs to kill and
maim teenagers at discotheques and families at
pizza lunches.
Yet the recent events in the land of Israel
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notwithstanding, with sorrow and regret, we
must admit the truth and confess that the great-
est sufferings imposed on the Jewish people
throughout history have come from the so-
called ‘Christian’ church and from those con-
fessing the Christian faith. For this we must all
ask their forgiveness.
The forces directed against the Jews have
misrepresented God and have wrongly inter-
preted His Word in an attempt to rob Israel
of its inheritance which is based on (Genesis
17:7-8) a sovereign promise from God (Exodus
6:4) and an everlasting covenant (Deuteronomy
4:31). Despite the fact that these expressions
of evil are totally contrary to God’s everlasting
covenant, His unchanging nature and purpose,
these actions were and continue to be ‘justifed’
by these evil men and nations for their own
ends.
But as the Bible declares, God HAS NOT
forsaken His covenant people (Jeremiah 31:31-
40); and, as ‘new covenant believers’, we are
commanded by God in the Bible to stand to-
gether with the Jewish people whom the world
has abused. As the fulfllment of prophecy is
for the Jewish people - for them the realization
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of their covenant and for them the answer to
their prayers of countless generations:
And I will plant them upon their land,
and they shall no more be pulled up out
of their land which I have given them,
saith the Lord thy God. (Amos 9:14-15)
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Chapter 3
THE SCRIPTURES GIVEN TO JOHN
BROWN
THE QUESTION AND THE ANSWER
...The Blessings of the Fathers (Genesis Chap-
ters 17, 27, 49; Deuteronomy Chapters 32, 33)
The economic and political stability of Is-
rael, indeed, its very survival is at stake, not in
any small measure because of its dependence
on imported oil and gas. The desire to free Is-
rael of such dependence has opened up unex-
plored areas of Israel and today more sophisti-
cated exploration and drilling techniques than
previously used are being utilized to assess the
oil potential of those areas.
The State of Israel lies in the heart of the
Middle East and is surrounded by areas in
neighboring Arab countries which contain
the world’s largest oil felds. These oil felds
are the blessings and posterity which G-d had
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promised Abraham also for his son Ishmael in
(Genesis 17:18-20) and by Isaac’s blessing also
of his son Esau in (Genesis 27:38-39). The ge-
nealogies of Ishmael (Genesis 25:12-18) and
Esau (Genesis 36) show that their descendants
became the inhabitants of modern day Saudi
Arabia and other Arab countries, from Egypt to
Iraq and Jordan to Yemen.
The State of Israel, as a national member
of the free world and as the only true, stable
democracy in the Middle East, strives to fnd
oil to remain independent from outside politi-
cal pressures.
In 1988, the Government of Israel, acting
through the government-owned Oil Explora-
tion Investments Ltd. its affliates and subsid-
iaries and geological consultants of renowned
international reputation, established the hydro-
carbon potential of Israel, and validated the ex-
istence of signifcant quantities of recoverable
oil and gas in the Land of Israel, as also exist in
the neighboring countries of the Middle East.
Past exploration efforts have yielded sev-
eral small on-shore discoveries and the recent,
signifcant gas felds off-shore in the Mediter-
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ranean Sea. But the ‘real potential’ still awaits
discovery!
Following continued assessment of all geo-
logical and geophysical data, renowned petro-
leum engineers, geologists and geophysicists
continue to ask “... where is the most logical
place to drill where we can be sure of tapping
those vast reservoirs of oil?”
Yet, there is an ‘ANSWER’, and it is found
in the most ‘overlooked’ source of geological
information available to mankind today ... the
Bible! Archaeologists have found the Bible
to be their unerring guide to hidden treasures
... why cannot the geologists utilize the same
‘tool’ to fnd this oil?
So we searched the Bible and found nu-
merous passages where, I believe, the Bible
in describing the division of the Land of Israel
among the sons of Jacob - commencing in Gen-
esis chapter 49. When Jacob on his deathbed
summoned His sons and said, “Gather your-
selves together, that I might tell you that which
shall befall you in the LAST DAYS” (49:1); and
concluding in Deuteronomy chapters 32 and
33, with Moses’ song of praise of G-d and his
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blessings of the twelve tribes, as G-d prepared
him to view the “Promised Land” which HE
had given to HIS chosen “Children of Israel” -
makes direct reference to the existence of OIL
in Israel.
So, friends of Israel, as we begin “The
Great Treasure Hunt” may we join hands with
the Government of Israel and its people and to-
gether look toward and pray for “the discovery
of OIL in their homeland, the Land of Israel”
and on the “Head of Joseph” as promised in the
Torah by the G-d of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
(Genesis 49:25, 26; Deuteronomy 33:13-16).
Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even
gather you from the people, and assem-
ble you out of the countries where ye
have been scattered, and I will give you
the land of Israel.
(Ezekiel 11:17)
And Israel will be graciously comforted and
restored (Micah 7:18-20; Ezekiel 37:15-28).
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THE VISION ... The Oil Of Is’ra-el
While visiting Israel with Alger Wolfe in
May 1983, John Brown’s prayer to the G-d
of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob was for oil to be
found in Israel. This prayer and G-d’s specifc
instruction to John were based on the biblical
portion describing the Dedication of the First
Temple in Jerusalem and Solomon’s prayers
thereat (I Kings 8:22-66).
ONE ... The Prayer
Moreover concerning a stranger [John
Brown]
1
, that is not of thy people Is-
rael, but cometh out of a far country
[U.S.A.]
1
for thy name’s sake: (for they
shall hear of thy great name, and of thy
strong hand, and of thy stretched out
arm); when he shall come and pray to-
wards this house; hear thou in heaven
thy dwelling place, and do according to
ALL that the stranger calleth to thee for
[Oil for Israel]
1
: that all the people of
the earth may know thy name, to fear
thee, as do thy people Israel and that
they may know that this house, which I
have builded, is called by thy name.
(I Kings 8:41-43)
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TWO ... The Instructions
And it shall come to pass, if ye shall
hearken diligently unto my command-
ments which I command you this day,
to love the Lord your God and to serve
Him with all your heart and with all
your soul, that I will give you the rain
of your land in his due season, the early
rain and the late rain, that thou mayest
gather in thy corn, and thy wine, and
thine OIL
2
[the OIL of Israel]. (Deuter-
onomy 11:13-14)
THREE ... The Evidence
Then thou shalt see, and fow together,
and thine heart shall fear, and be en-
larged; because the abundance of the
sea shall be converted unto thee, the
forces of the Gentiles shall come unto
thee. (Isaiah 60:5)
These three specifc sets of instructions re-
ceived by John Brown in 1983 from G-d while
in the land of Israel, were a consuming ‘fre’
2 emphasis added
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which has been born by him through the years
for the exact purpose that G-d frst lit it in his
heart! Today, G-d continues to confrm, by HIS
Word, the reality of HIS promise when HE also
promised...
“For surely there is an end; and thy expec-
tation shall not be cut off.” (Proverbs 23:18)
THE CALLING... Tell Them
So, then He told me to “write the vision”
(Habakkuk 2:2-3) and then after the oil is dis-
covered, I am to tell them:
And the word of the Lord came unto me,
saying, “Son of man, what is that prov-
erb that ye have in the land of Israel,
saying, the days are prolonged, and ev-
ery vision faileth? Tell them therefore,
Thus saith the Lord God; I will make
this proverb to cease, and they shall no
more use it as a proverb in Israel; but
say unto them, The days are at hand,
and the effect of every vision. For there
shall be no more any vain vision nor
fattering divination with in the house
of Israel. For I am the Lord: I will
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speak, and the word that I shall speak
shall come to pass; it shall be no more
prolonged: for in your days, O rebel-
lious house, will I say the word, and
will perform it, saith the Lord God.”
Again the word of the Lord came to me
saying, “Son of man, behold they of the
house of Israel say, The vision that he
seeth is for many days to come, and he
prophesieth of the times that are far off.
Therefore say unto them, Thus saith
the Lord God; ‘There shall none of
my words be prolonged any more, but
the word which I have spoken shall be
done, saith the Lord God.’”
(Ezekiel 12:21-28)
THE PROMISES ... Also Unto the Gentiles
(Leviticus 19:33, 34)
For the prophets foretold that the Gentiles
(Isaiah 55:5) would also call upon God and they
too would serve him (Zephaniah 3:9) and he
would answer their prayers (Isaiah 65:24) and
he would save them (Isaiah 52:10) and set them
in the land! (Isaiah 14:1) For it is also written:
Also the sons of the stranger, that join
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themselves to the Lord, to serve Him,
and to love the name of the Lord, to be
His servants, every one that keepeth the
Sabbath and does not profane it, and
all that hold fast to my covenant. Even
them will I bring to my holy mountain,
and make them joyful in my house of
prayer; their burnt offerings and their
sacrifces shall be accepted on my altar;
for my house shall be called a house of
prayer for all peoples. (Isaiah 56:6-7)
A NEW COVENANT PEOPLE ... (Jeremiah
31:31-34)
For God has promised that not only would
He honor his First Covenant and would cause
the Jews to return (Jeremiah 33:14-26), but
that one day He would also make a New Cov-
enant (Jeremiah 31:33-34) and in Hosea 2:23
He said: “...And I will say to them that were
not my people, Thou art my people!” And they
shall say, “you are my God” and they will help
restore the Nation of Israel and many people
would come to the Land of Israel to seek the
God of Israel (Zechariah 8:20-23; Isaiah 65:1)
and these strangers who dwelt among the peo-
ple of Israel would also share in the promised
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inheritance (Ezekiel 47:21-23) and “... the
stranger that dwells with you shall be to you as
one born among you.” (Leviticus 19:34) For G-
d’s promise to Abraham was, “and in thy seed
shall all the nations of the earth be blessed.”
(Genesis 22:18)
So, now we a new covenant people (Deu-
teronomy 29:12-15) have came to the land of
Israel to claim our promised inheritance and to
receive the blessings of Abraham. (Galatians
3:6-14). For it is also written, “... is He the
God of the Jews only? Is HE not the God of the
Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also,” (Romans
3:29-30) for G-d hath not cast away HIS people
which HE foreknew. “For if their [the Jewish
people] being cast away is the reconciling of
the world, what will their acceptance be but life
from the dead?” (Romans 11:1-24) Because,
“... that blindness in part has happened to Is-
rael until the fullness of the Gentiles be come
in. And so all Israel will be saved.” (Romans
11:24-36) Therefore:
As a Christian, one must recognize that it is
written “... if [we] the Gentiles have been made
partakers of their [Israel’s] spiritual things,
their [Gentiles’] duty is also to minister to them
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[Israel] in material things.” (Romans 15:27)
Because “the G-d of heaven He will prosper us
[Zion]” (Nehemiah 2:20) with the oil of Israel
... so that we, a new covenant people of Zion,
will minister and assist ‘Israel’ in their petro-
leum and material needs. Because, as touch-
ing the election, “they [the Jewish People] are
beloved for the sake of the fathers.” (Romans
11:28) And, when they do turn to the Lord, the
veil on their hearts will be taken away (2 Cor-
inthians 3:14-16).
THE PURPOSE ... To Receive The Blessings
Of Jacob (Genesis 49:1-2 and 22-26)
I believe Zion Oil & Gas was ordained by
G-d for the express purpose of discovering oil
and gas in the Land of Israel and to bless the
Jewish people and the nation of Israel and the
body of Christ (Isaiah 23:18 NIV). I believe
that G-d has promised in the Bible to bless Is-
rael with one of the world’s largest oil and gas
felds, and this will be discovered in the last
days before the Messiah returns and that it will
be found on the Joseph License and the Asher/
Menashe License, both being on the Head of
Joseph (Genesis 49:1-2 and 22-26):
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And Jacob called unto his sons, and
said, Gather yourselves together, that I
may tell you that which shall befall you
in the last days. Gather yourselves to-
gether, and hear, ye sons of Jacob; and
listen unto Israel your Father ... Joseph
is a fruitful bough, a fruitful bough by a
well; whose branches run over the wall.
The archers fercely attacked him and
shot at him and hated him; but his bow
abode in strength, and the arms of his
hands were made supple by the hands
of the mighty God of Jacob (by the
name of shepherd, the Rock of Israel),
by the God of thy father who shall help
thee; and by the Almighty who shall
bless thee, with blessings of the heaven
above, blessings of the deep [the Oil of
Israel]
3
that lies beneath; blessings of
the breasts and the womb. The bless-
ings of thy Father are mighty beyond the
blessings of the eternal mountains, the
blessings of the everlasting hills [Oil]
3
,
they shall be on the head of Joseph, and
on the crown of the head of him that
was separated from his brothers.
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... And The Blessing Of Moses (Deuteronomy
33:1, 13-19)
“And this is the blessing which Moses the
man of GOD blessed the sons of Israel before
his death” (Deuteronomy 33:1)
... And of Joseph he said, blessed of
the Lord be his land, for the precious
things of heaven, for the dew and for the
deep [the Oil of Israel]
4
that coucheth
beneath, and for the precious fruits
brought forth by the sun, and for the
precious things put forth by the moon,
and for the chief things of the ancient
mountains and for the precious things
of primordial hills [Oil]
4
and fullness
thereof, and for the Good will of HIM
that dwelt in the bush; let the bless-
ing [the Oil of Israel]
4
come upon the
head of Joseph, and upon the top of the
head of him that was separated from his
brethren ...
(Deuteronomy 33:13-16)
They shall call the peoples to the moun-
tain; there they shall offer sacrifces of
righteousness; for they shall suck of the
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abundance of the seas, and of treasures
[the Oil of Israel]
5
hid in the sand.
(Deuteronomy 33:19)
THE JOSEPH PROJECT ... The Inheri-
tance (Genesis 48:15-22)
Joseph shall have two portions. And
you shall inherit it, one as well as an-
other; that concerning which I lifted up
my hand to give it to your fathers; and
this land shall fall to you as an inheri-
tance.
(Ezekiel 47:13-14)
And it shall come to pass, that you shall
divide it by lot for an inheritance to you,
and to the strangers [Gentile believers]
that sojourn among you, who shall be-
get children among you: and they shall
be to you as those born in the country
among the children of Israel; they shall
have an inheritance with you among
the tribes of Israel. And it shall come to
pass, that in whatever tribe the stranger
may stay, there you shall give him his
inheritance, says the Lord GOD.
(Ezekiel 47:22-23)
5 added by J. Brown
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Chapter 4
NOW BY FAITH ... The Joseph Project
... The Plan ... By Faith (Hebrews 11:1-40)
Zion’s approach is somewhat unprecedent-
ed ... and that is because of its founder’s, John
Brown’s, FAITH in G-d and HIS promises
(Joshua 1:8) and in G-d’s faithfulness and abil-
ity to perform all HIS Word, as we also walk
in the steps of faith as Our Father Abraham
walked (Romans 4:11-25). And Jesus said, “It
is written [Deuteronomy 8:3], Man shall not
live by bread alone, but by every word of God.”
(Luke 4:4)
Now, “FAITH is the substance of things
[the Oil of Israel]
6
hoped for, the evidence of
things not seen.” ... And, it is also written that,
“By FAITH Abraham, when he was tested, of-
fered up Isaac,” and “By FAITH Isaac blessed
Jacob and Esau concerning things to come”;
“By FAITH Jacob, when he was dying, blessed
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each of the sons of Joseph.” (Hebrews 11:1-
22) G-d’s word establishes and so states “...
The JUST shall live by his FAITH” (Habakkuk
2:4) ... “But without FAITH, it is impossible to
please HIM.” (Hebrews 10:38 and 11:6)
For: We worship by faith as Abel. We walk
by faith as Enoch. We work by faith as Noah.
We live by faith as Abraham. We govern by
faith as Moses. We follow by faith as Israel.
We fght by faith as Joshua. We conquer by
faith as Gideon. By faith we are patient in suf-
fering, courageous in battle, made strong out of
weakness, and are victorious in defeat. We are
more than conquerors by our faith seeing “...
there is one God who will justify the circum-
cised By Faith and the uncircumcised through
faith.” (Romans 3:29-30)
So, it is only through faith in JESUS
CHRIST that we are saved. “It is written in
the prophets, ‘And they shall all be taught by
God’ [Isaiah 54:13] Therefore everyone who
hath heard, AND HATH LEARNED OF THE
FATHER, cometh unto me.” (John 6:45-51)
From its inception, G-d’s plan was born
through Faith in G-d’s Word into the heart of
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Now By Faith
John Brown, Zion’s founder, and, in all matters
concerning Zion, the Word of G-d has been the
basis of John Brown’s conduct and actions: For
it is written:
This book of Law shall not depart from
your mouth, but you shall meditate in it
day and night, that you may observe to
do according to all that is written in it.
(Joshua 1:8)
Consequently, the founder of Zion shall re-
spect and “Fear God, and keep HIS command-
ments: for that is the WHOLE duty of man.”
(Ecclesiastes 12:13)
When we began again drilling the Ma’anit-
Rehoboth Well (MR#2) deeper in April 2009,
it was to reach the Permian Zone. “By Faith” I
believed and so stated publicly that I believed
by faith that this well would be our discovery
well in Israel. However, on April 14, 2010, I
was informed that this well would be tempo-
rarily suspended. What this means is that I was
wrong and I presumed that I knew what G-d
would do in 2010 and for this sin of presump-
tion I ask you all for forgiveness (James 4:13-
17; Psalm 19:12,13).
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However, my faith and belief in the scrip-
tures remains the same and unshaken because I
do believe that oil will be discovered in Israel
and on the head of Joseph (Genesis 49:28). I’m
convinced it will happen someday but I just do
not know when (Ecclesiastes 3:1).
“Whatsoever the Lord pleased, that did
he in heaven, And in Earth, in the seas,
and all the deep places.”
(Psalm 135:6)
... by the God of thy father who shall help
thee; and by the ALMIGHTY who shall
bless thee, with blessings of HEAVEN
above, blessings of the DEEP [the Oil
of Israel]
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THAT LIETH BENEATH; ...
they shall be on the head of Joseph, and
on the crown of him that was separated
from his brethren. (Genesis 49:25-26)
... And of Joseph he said, blessed of
the LORD be his land, for the precious
things of HEAVEN, for the dew and
for the DEEP [the Oil of Israel]
6
THAT
COUCHETH BENEATH ... and, for the
chief thing of the ancient mountains
7 added by J. Brown
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Now By Faith
and for the precious things [Meged] of
the primordial hills [Oil]
8
and fullness
thereof, and for the Good will of Him
that dwelt in the bush; let the bless-
ing [the Oil of Israel]
7
come upon the
head of Joseph, and upon the top of the
head of him that was separated from his
brethren. (Deuteronomy 33:13-16)
And of Asher he said, Be Asher blessed
above sons; let him be acceptable to his
brethren, and let him DIP HIS FOOT
IN OIL. (Deuteronomy 33:24)
8 added by J. Brown
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About John Brown
John Brown
Founder and Chairman, Zion Oil & Gas
In 1983, during a visit to Israel, John Brown,
spiritually inspired by scripture (1 Kings 8:41-
43), dedicated himself to fnding oil and gas in
Israel; starting the process that led to the Jo-
seph Project. During the next seventeen years
he made numerous trips to Israel, hired oil and
gas consultants in Israel and Texas, met with
Israeli government offcials, local exploration
companies, and assisted those companies in
trying to raise money for oil and gas explora-
tion in Israel. This activity led Mr. Brown to
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form Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. in April 2000.
John M. Brown the company’s founder, has
been chairman of the board of directors since its
organization in April 2000. He served as CEO
until September 2004, and as president of Zion
until October 2001. Mr. Brown has extensive
management and marketing experience, serv-
ing as corporate director of purchasing at GTE
Valeron, a subsidiary of GTE Corporation from
1966 to 1986, and as corporate director of pro-
curement at Magnetek Universal, Inc. during
1988-89. Mr. Brown is also a director of M&B
Holding Inc. a provider of cement walls and
foors for industrial buildings, offce buildings
and home developers. Mr. Brown attended Ful-
lerton Jr. College and then received a Bachelor
of Business Administration degree from Ful-
lerton College, which was awarded to him by a
non-accredited correspondence school (1966).
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The Joseph Project
Zion holds 100% of the working interest in •
their licenses, which means the company is
responsible for 100% of the costs of explo-
ration and production. 12.5% of Zion’s gross
proceeds from the sale of oil and gas belong
to the State of Israel as a royalty interest. (I
believe this is the tithe, Malachi 3:10)
Zion holds two Petroleum Exploration Li- •
censes in northern Israel - the 79,000 acre
Asher-Menashe License and the 83,000
acre Joseph License for a total of 162,000
acres on the head of Joseph.
After commercial production Zion will set •
aside a royalty of 6% for charitable founda-
tions it has established in Israel and Swit-
zerland. (Offerings, Deuteronomy 16:17)
In 2005, Zion drilled the Ma'anit #1 well on •
the Ma'anit structure in the Joseph License
area. Drilling breaks and shows of hydro-
carbons were recorded from 12,000 to the
total depth of 15,500 feet. The Ma'anit
structure encompasses 7,400 acres.
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From January 2007 to September 1, 2009, •
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. was publicly traded
on the NYSE Amex, (previously known as
the American Stock Exchange) under the
symbol “ZN”.
From May 2009 to September 2009, for •
the Ma'anit-Rehoboth #2, we re-entered the
Ma'anit #1 well head to 9,500 feet, 'side-
tracked' and drilled to a distance approxi-
mately 2,500 feet northeast to a vertical
depth of 17,913 feet (5,460 meters) but we
did not reach the Permian section of the Pa-
leozoic Age, which was our intended target
depth (TD), where I believe is - “the bless-
ings of the deep that lies beneath” (Deut.
33:13-16).
In August 2009, Zion was awarded a pre- •
liminary exclusive petroleum exploration
permit (the “Issachar-Zebulun Permit”) on
approximately 165,000 acres onshore Israel
(Deut. 33:18,19). As of this writing, a work
program is currently underway for the Geo-
physical Institute of Israel to acquire seis-
mic on the Issachar-Zebulun Permit.
On September 2, 2009, Zion switched the list- •
ing of its common stock and common stock
purchase warrants from the NYSE Amex to
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the NASDAQ Global Market (NGM). Zi-
on’s common stock continues to trade under
the symbol “ZN” and Zion’s warrants trade
under the symbol “ZNWAW”.
In October 2009, the Elijah #3 well was •
drilled to approximately 10,938 feet when
the drill string became stuck. In February
2010, Zion temporarily suspended opera-
tions on the Elijah #3 well pending further
analysis. As of this writing Zion plans to
acquire additional seismic data in order to
resolve certain questions regarding the ge-
ology surrounding Elijah #3.
In April 2010, following production and •
other testing, Zion concluded that com-
mercial quantities of hydrocarbons were
not present in the Ma’anit-Rehoboth # 2
(MR#2) well and operations were tempo-
rarily suspended.
As of this writing (August 26, 2010), we •
have begun drilling a third well at a new
drill site (Gen. 26:22) on the Ma’anit Struc-
ture. The Ma’anit-Joseph #3 (MJ#3) tar-
gets the “deep” Permian geological layer at
5,900 meters(19,000 feet) (Deut 33:13).
Visit • www.zionoil.com/rig for updates on
Zion’s drilling and exploration operations.
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Zion Oil & Gas
Vision Statement
Comfort and Support to Israel
From its inception, the calling of Zion Oil
& Gas has been to assist Israel in the restora-
tion of the Land by fnding and producing oil
and gas – helping to make Israel politically and
economically independent. We see the State
of Israel not only as a refuge for Jews, but as
the fulfllment of prophecy: “And I will plant
them upon their land, and they shall no more be
pulled up out of their land which I have given
them, saith the Lord thy God.” (Amos 9:15)
“Zion” of Many Meanings
The word “Zion” is rich with meaning on
many levels. Although it originally referred to
the Citadel of Zion on the fank of the lower
eastern hill of Jerusalem, in what became known
as the City of David, the word was often used
by the Hebrew prophets in a much wider sense.
“Zion” has been used respectively to refer to
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the Temple Mount, the entire Land of Israel or
even the People of Israel. In Christianity, the
word “Zion” represents the heavenly city ruled
by God.
The decision to name our company “Zion
Oil & Gas” refects the company’s frm belief
that our activities will beneft the Land of Is-
rael and its people, as well as working toward
the fulflment of Biblical prophecy concerning
“Zion” – in all of its many meanings.
The Blessings of “Joseph”, “Asher”, and
“Issachar and Zebulun” in the “Land of Israel”
And Jacob blessed Joseph (Genesis 49:22-
26): “Joseph is a fruitful bough, a fruitful
bough by a well; whose branches run over the
wall. The archers fercely attacked him, and
shot at him and hated him; but his bow abode
in strength, and the arms of his hands were
made supple by the hands of the mighty God
of Jacob (by the name of shepherd, the Rock of
Israel), by the God of thy father who shall help
thee; and by the Almighty who shall bless thee,
with blessings of heaven above, blessings of
the deep that couches beneath, blessings of the
breasts and of the womb. The blessings of thy
father are mighty beyond the blessings of the
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eternal mountains, the bounties of the everlast-
ing hills, they shall be on the head of Joseph,
and on the crown of the head of him that was
separated from his brothers.”
And Moses blessed the tribes of the sons of
Joseph (Deuteronomy 33:13-17): “And of Jo-
seph he said, Blessed of the Lord be his land,
for the precious things of heaven, for the dew
and for the deep that couches beneath, and for
the precious fruits brought forth by the sun, and
for the precious things put forth by the moon,
and for the chief things of the ancient moun-
tains, and for the precious things of primordial
hills, and for the precious things of the earth,
and its fullness, and for the good will of him
that dwelt in the bush. Let the blessings come
upon the head of Joseph, and upon the top of
the head of him who was separated from his
brothers.”
“And of Asher he [Moses] said, blessed
above sons; let him be acceptable to his breth-
ren, and let him dip his foot in oil.” (Deuter-
onomy 33:24.) Of the Land of Israel, Moses
sung (Deuteronomy 32:13): “He made him
ride on the high places of the earth, and he ate
of the produce of the felds; and he made him
suck honey out of rock, and oil out of the finty
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rock.”
And Moses blessed the tribes of Issachar
and Zebulun (Deuteronomy 33:18-19): “About
Zebulun he said: Rejoice, Zebulun, in your go-
ing out, and you, Issachar, in your tents. They
will summon peoples to the mountain and there
offer sacrifces of righteousness; they will feast
on the abundance of the seas, on the treasures
hidden in the sand.”
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Zion’s Charitable
Foundations
When we are successful in fnding
commercial quantities of hydrocarbons in Israel,
a portion of the revenues from production will
go to charities in Israel, the United States and
elsewhere in the world. For this purpose, two
charitable foundations have been established
by us (Lev. 27:30, Deut. 16:17).
Our shareholders, in a resolution passed
at the 2002 Annual Meeting, gave authority
to Zion’s Board to transfer a 3% overriding
royalty interest to each of two foundations (to
be established in the future).
In Israel, we established the Bnei Joseph
Foundation. In November 2008, both the
Articles of Association and Incorporation
Certifcate were certifed by the Registrar of
Amutot, (i.e. the Registrar of Charities), in
Israel.
In Geneva, Switzerland, for worldwide
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charitable activities, we established the
Abraham Foundation. In June 2008, the
articles of incorporation were executed and
fled by the Swiss Notary in the Commercial
Registrar in Geneva and in November 2008, the
Swiss Confederation approved the Foundation
as an international foundation under the
supervision of the federal government. In
December 2008, the Republic of Geneva and
the Federal government of Switzerland issued
a tax ruling providing complete tax exemption
for the Foundation.
In February 2009, we assigned both (i) a
3% overriding royalty interest to the Bnei
Joseph Foundation (in Israel) and (ii) a 3%
overriding royalty interest to the Abraham
Foundation (in Switzerland). In June 2009,
the Israeli Petroleum Commissioner formally
approved Zion’s transfer of the overriding
royalty interests to the respective foundations.
The general application of the funds
will be to support projects for the restoration
of the land and people of Israel and social,
charitable, medical, religious, educational and
rehabilitative projects in the United States and
internationally.
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ince Zion Oil had been drilling in Israel
John Brown has received hundreds of let-
ters and phone calls from well wishers, fans
and lovers of Israel. Below is a small sample:
Subject: FW: getting involved with Zion
To whom it may concern:
Since 1983, after attending a service by Jim
Spillman, my father has been telling me about the
visions of oil exploration in Israel. I have followed
the efforts closely for many years, and was extreme-
ly excited after learning of Zion. I am a dedicated
Christian, and believe that the discovery of oil in Is-
rael will play an extensive role in the end times and
the fulfllment of scripture. ... Your company and the
country of Israel will continue to be in my thoughts
and prayers.
Sincerely,
T. N.
Subject: oil and wine
Hi John,
Just wanted to let you know, I believe in what
you’re doing. I’ve invested in your company and
look forward to seeing what God has in store for
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you and your company!
The Bible does seem to mention oil in various
places, that of the petroleum kind. I’ve studied this
based on your work and that outlined in the Great
Treasure Hunt.
One other thing... Thursday morning I’ll be a
father for the frst time! My son’s name is Gabri-
el Asher Kyle! 3 years ago I got an inspired mes-
sage from God about having a son, with a strong
inclination of the name Gabriel after the message.
You know that Gabriel announced Jesus coming to
Mary, and John the Baptist to Zacharius. Regard-
ing Asher ... I was reading a few names to my wife
and she really liked Asher, so knowing that it came
from one of the 12 tribes of Israel, I liked it and
we went with it! Knowing his name means ‘blessing
and happy’ is great, and bringing this back to Zion
and having already had invested with you and your
Asher license is very interesting, to say the least!
I believe God has great plans for both Zion Oil
and my baby boy!
Take care and God bless,
J. K.
Subject: Oil Blessings
Hello Brother John:
It feels funny sending you an e-mail where we
don’t know each other at all. Recently at a minis-
try meeting we were discussing the End Times and
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God’s plan for Israel. One of the Christian Brothers
shared your testimony and talked about Zion Oil
& Gas. I was interested in what Gods Word spoke
about this blessing and oil as it relates to the bless-
ings spoke about in Gods Word.
To my encouragement I saw something that
would change my thinking about today and what
will happen tomorrow. Being unemployed recently
and having limited fnances and no leads for em-
ployment, I took a step of faith and purchased fve
shares of Zion Oil & Gas and as fnances are avail-
able I will purchase fve shares each month.
I recently started my own business to help com-
panies improve quality and follow standards. As
you mention on your video, we are held to a higher
standard following and obeying the Lord. I believe
the Lord directs our steps and I have faith in His
outcome for my life. Thank you again for following
the Lords direction and stepping out in faith.
God Bless
R. J.
Subject: Thanks and Blessings to Zion Oil
Dear Brittany (John Brown’s assistant),
I was so deeply touched by the kindness of
your wonderful staff that I met while attending the
C.U.F.I. Washington D.C. Conference.
Words cannot describe the leap of joy of the
Holy Spirit within me as I beheld your vision and
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great work you are doing for our beloved Israel and
the God of Abraham. Thank you from the bottom
of our hearts. I was so melted as they handed me a
signed copy of the book as a token to me.
Before I had gone to Washington, I had told my
wife that in my heart, I believed that God was going
to bless Israel with more oil than any nation, and I
couldn’t put my fnger on it but that it was so real to
me. This was before I discovered what you all were
doing at the CUFI Wash D.C. It was nice to see that
God had put the same thing on many other hearts,
and that you all were actually putting legs on the
thing. It’s nice to have confrmation to let you know
that you are not that crazy after all. .You don’t know
what it meant to us to hear that you all were going
to get the oil for God and Israel. We are all rooting
for you with prayers and faith.
Please let me know if there is still the availabil-
ity of giving offerings/investments at an affordable
rate that I could consider participating in to bless
Israel, bless Zion Oil’s efforts, and by the grace of
God bring blessing to our church, ministry and fam-
ily. May God Bless you as you dip your foot in oil
and receive the blessings of the deep as you strike
oil to the glory of the Lord, to the credit of God’s
Word, and to bless Israel. We truly appreciate your
work in the Lord.
R. C.
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“A Question of Faith”
The prophecy of oil for Israel, the vision of John
Brown, the mission of Zion Oil & Gas - a sixty minute
documentary produced by True Potential Media
(www.truepotentialmedia.com) to be released early
in 2011.
For more information and to follow the making of
“A Question of Faith” go to:
www.faith-documentary.com
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JEWS AND CHRISTIANS
UNITED FOR ISRAEL
TM
THE MISSION STATEMENT
The purpose of JEWS AND CHRIS-
TIANS UNITED FOR ISRAEL (the “Asso-
ciation”) is to provide both Jews and Christians
with an association through which, together,
they can show their support for Israel and stand
united against all forms of theological, cultural
and political anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism
is an assault on G-d, as well as on the Jewish
people.
SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION
Jews and Christians – come - let us walk
by the light of HASHEM! (Isaiah 2:5)
Come let us go up to the Mountain of
HASHEM, to the Temple of the God of Jacob,
and He will teach us of His Ways and we will
walk in His paths. For from Zion will the Torah
come forth, and the word of HASHEM from Je-
rusalem. Isaiah 2:3
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Let not the foreigner, who has joined him-
self to HASHEM, speak, saying, “HASHEM
will utterly separate me from His people.”.
. And the foreigners who join themselves to
HASHEM to serve Him and to love the Name
of HASHEM to become servants unto Him, all
who guard the Sabbath against desecration,
and grasp My covenant tightly – I will bring
them to My holy mountain, and I will gladden
them in My house of prayer; their elevation-
offerings and their feast-offerings will fnd fa-
vor on My Altar, for My House will be called a
house of prayer for all the people. The word
of my Lord, HASHEM/ELOHIM, Who gathers
in the dispersed of Israel: I shall gather to him
even more than those already gathered to him.
(Exiled Jews and many gentiles will rally to the
Messiah) (Isaiah 56: 3-8).
SPIRITUAL MESSAGE
This Association will carry a message -- a
message to the world that the G-d of Abraham,
Isaac and Jacob is and the covenants with Israel
and the Jewish people are eternal and have nev-
er been set aside. The Association will shout
out that its blessings are fowing from the G-d
of Abraham.
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For the times are always diffcult for Israel,
who has many enemies, and there is another
rising tide of anti-Semitism around the world.
The new code word for anti-Semitism is anti-
Zionism. Anti-Semitism is an assault on G-d,
as well as on the Jewish people. The Associ-
ation must do everything that it can to make
Israel strong and deliver the message that we
not stand for anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism.
Anti-Semitism was and is deeply imbedded in
Christian Church doctrine and tradition based
upon the chosen people being no longer “Is-
rael” but the Church.
According to Franklin H. Littell in The Cru-
cifxion of the Jews: The Failure of Christians
to Understand the Jewish Experience, the pri-
mary question for the Christian church is where
it stands on the survival of the Jewish people
and Judaism. With Christian anti-Semitism
based upon the superseding or displacement
myth of the Jewish people, the restored Israel
and the continued existence of the Jewish peo-
ple are a substantial refutation of the traditional
Christian myth about the eventual annihilation,
assimilation, or withering away of the Jewish
people and Judaism.
If Christians want to understand the very
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foundations of their religion, they need to un-
derstand what should be their relationship and
understanding of the Jewish people, G-d’s wit-
nesses on earth, and modern Judaism. Chris-
tians need to recognize that their mission of
preparing for the coming of the Kingdom of
G-d is shared with the Jewish people and the
Jewish people have their own fulfllment in
faithfulness to the divine covenant promised
by G-d in Genesis.
Elie Wiesel has commented that “Auschwitz
represented a failure, a defeat for 2,000 years of
Christian civilization.” Wiesel in Messengers of
God, Biblical Portraits and Legends lamented
who among the Christian community actually
studies the Word of G-d in which he said.
In Jacob’s vision of the future, he wept to-
gether with his persecuted descendants.
And this was how he addressed God: In
Your Book, it is written that one may not
slaughter an animal and her young on the
same day. This law shall not be observed
by the enemy; he will kill mothers and their
children in each other’s presence. I shall
not ask You who will observe Your Law;
I shall simply ask You to tell me who will
study it.
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In his dream Jacob saw a ladder whose top
reached into heaven. It still exists. There are
those who have seen it, somewhere in Po-
land, at the side of an out-of-the way rail-
road station. And an entire people [were]
climbing, climbing toward the clouds on
fre. Such was the nature of the dread our
ancestor Jacob must have felt.
The Christian community does not real-
ize that instead of choosing to assimilate at all
costs because of anti-Semitism, Jewish people
worldwide continue to renew and intensify
their Jewish life and to raise Jewish children.
Knowing of the fate to which these decisions
may threaten their family and of how little the
world really cares, such decisions can only
come from faith and trust in G-d.
Judea and Ruth Pearl in I Am Jewish, Per-
sonal Refections Inspired by the Last Words
of Daniel Pearl said that to be Jewish is to be
part of a four-thousand year old community of
memory that recognizes what we owe to those
who have come before us. The Jewish people
are the only people in the world today who still
inhabit the same land, embrace the same reli-
gion, study the same Torah, speak the same ab-
original language, Hebrew, and hear the same
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name, Israel, as they did 3,500 years ago.
To the people who say show me proof that
G-d exists, I say look to G-d’s witnesses on
earth, look at the history of the Jewish people
after two thousand years of persecution and the
Holocaust and you will see proof that G-d ex-
ists. The Jewish people live. Israel lives! Juda-
ism lives!
Many evangelical churches still preach
a modifed form of replacement theology, in
which they claim that the world is now in the
time of the Church and G-d has set aside the
Jews. If there is another Holocaust, then it is to
be. They see no purpose in Christian dialogue
with the Jewish people, unless the Jews want to
accept the Christian message of salvation.
A leading theologian of Christian-Jewish
dialogue, Paul M. van Buren, has stated that if
the Christian church is faithful to G-d and
His covenant with His people, the proper
mission of the Christian church to the Jew-
ish people would be to help Israel to be what
it is in the covenant by G-d’s election and to
help it perform its mission.
Israel’s mission to the world and the Asso-
ciation’s guiding mission to the world should
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be the same - tzedaka u-mishpat - the two vir-
tues which were the basis for Abraham’s ini-
tial election by G-d. I have known, loved and
appointed Abraham in order that he commands
his children and household after him to observe
the way of the Lord, which is to do compas-
sionate righteousness [tzedaka] and moral
justice [mishpat]. This is why G-d promised
to make of Abraham a great and powerful na-
tion through whom all the nations of the earth
would be blessed. Genesis 18: 18-19.
As the natural and spiritual children of
Abraham, we must through our decisions radi-
ate this compassionate righteousness [tzedaka]
and moral justice [mishpat] that shows that
we are pursuing Israel’s mission to the world
through the Association. By pursuing Israel’s
mission, Israel and the world will be blessed.
And this is the spiritual message that the As-
sociation must deliver.
Radical Islam has picked up the torch of
anti-Semitism from the Nazis and Professor
Robert S. Wistrich has said that Hitlerism did
not die in April 1945 nor was Auschwitz tru-
ly “liberated,” but this “culture of hatred” has
been ignited across the Arab-Muslim world.
For radical Islam is not about the territorial or
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national issue of the Israeli-Palestine confict,
but about the spirit of Nazi ideology in exter-
minating the Jews.
All citations to the Bible are to the Stone Edi-
tion of The Tanach, the Torah/Prophets/Writ-
ings: the Twenty-Four Books of the Bible.
Brooklyn: Mesorah Publications, Ltd. (2nd ed.
Tenth Impress. 2007).
Martin M. van Brauman
Jews and Christians United For Israel
5646 Milton Street, Suite 940
Dallas, Texas 75206
(214) 914-2018
mmvanbrauman@tx.rr.com
Note: the above discussions and message are
derived from Mr. van Brauman’s upcoming
book entitled Picking Up the Cross of Jewish
Crucifxion: My Discovery of Being a “Rem-
nant” of the Natural Branch of Abraham,
which shall be dedicated to the Brauman fam-
ily of shoah victims honored at Yad Vashem.
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Dear Friends of Zion,
On the following page (72) is a copy of my per-
sonal testimony. In Romans Chapters 10 & 11, the
scriptures contain Paul’s Prayers for Israel and that
salvation is open to both the Jew and Gentiles. It
clearly states that a remnant of Israel will be saved
by an Election of Grace and that G-d himself caused
a spiritual blindness to fall on the rest. And we Gen-
tile believers are warned by G-d to not boast against
them (Romans 10:11-15). If you will read chapter
11 very carefully, you will see that G-d has a plan
for Israel and the Jews in Verse 25 “for I would not,
brethren that ye should be ignorant of this mystery,
lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that
the blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the
fullness of the Gentiles be come in” and in verse
26 “and so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written,
there shall come out of Zion the deliverer, and shall
turn away ungodliness from Jacob”; but until then
we are warned in verse 28 “as concerning the gos-
pel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching
the election, they are beloved for the fathers sake”.
“O the depth of the riches both of the
wisdom and knowledge of God! How
unsearchable are his judgments, and his
ways past fnding out!”
(Romans 11:33-36)
John M. Brown
Founder, Jews and Christians United for Israel
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It should be fairly obvious by now that I have writ-
ten this book entirely by faith (Jer. 30:2) (2 Cor. 4:13)
and no one should invest in Zion Oil and Gas, Inc. based
only on my faith, beliefs and personal interpretation of
the scripture. All investments in Zion Oil and Gas, Inc.
should be based on both prayer (Isa. 48:17) and only af-
ter a very thorough legal and fnancial review of all of
Zion’s SEC Filings (www.sec.gov). This book will be
given out as a gift to whomever requests it directly from
Zion Oil & Gas (www.zionoil.com).
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: Statements in this
communication that are not historical fact, including state-
ments regarding Zion’s planned operations, geophysical and
geological data and interpretation, anticipated attributes of
geological strata being drilled, drilling efforts and locations,
the presence or recoverability of hydrocarbons, the suffciency
of cash reserves, ability to raise additional capital, the success-
ful establishment of the drilling subsidiary and the negotia-
tion and execution of defnitive agreements with the rig own-
ers, timing and potential results thereof and plans contingent
thereon are forward-looking statements as defned in the “Safe
Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. These forward looking statements are based on
assumptions that are subject to signifcant known and unknown
risks, uncertainties and other unpredictable factors, many of
which are described in Zion’s periodic reports fled with the
SEC and are beyond Zion’s control. These risks could cause
Zion’s actual performance to differ materially from the results
predicted by these forward-looking statements. Zion can give
no assurance that the expectations refected in these statements
will prove to be correct and assumes no responsibility to update
these statements.
For more information about Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
please visit:
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“For they shall see, eye to eye,
the Lord returning to Zion.”
ISAIAH 52:8
It’s happening. The
Joseph Project to find
oil for Israel is now
reality.
Based on a firm belief
that Biblical prophecy
points towards the
existence of oil deep
beneath the Land of
Israel, Zion Oil has
spent years conducting
scientific research and
has been drilling for oil,
onshore Israel, using
a 2,000 horsepower
drilling rig. In 2010
Zion’s MJ #3 well will
be drilled to a depth
of more than 18,000
feet below the hills of Manasseh.
Motorists on the nearby highway
and farmers tilling their fields looked
up expectantly at Zion’s massive
oil rig, hoping, as we do, that this
historic project will yield the “blessings of the deep that
lieth under” promised by Jacob (Genesis 49:22-26) and
Moses (Deuteronomy 33:13-16) so many years ago.
The hopes of Israel are
shared by some very special
people:
Hal Lindsey: “Prophetically,
I believe oil will be found on
Zion’s leases... A massive
oil strike in Israel would
completely change the
balance of power in the Middle
East.”
Pastor John Hagee: “I will
continue to pray earnestly for
the success and unlimited
prosperity of Zion Oil in Israel.
A major oil development
in Israel would create
geopolitical earthquake. I
believe you have been called
to the kingdom, ‘For such a
time as this’.”
Get Zion’s free
Information Package
at www.zionoil.com
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Zion’s planned operations, geophysical and geological data and interpretation, anticipated attributes of geological strata being drilled,
drilling efforts and locations, timing and potential results thereof and plans contingent thereon and rights offering are forward-looking
statements as defned in the “Safe Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward looking
statements are based on assumptions that are subject to signifcant known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unpredictable factors,
many of which are described in Zion’s periodic reports fled with the SEC and are beyond Zion’s control. These risks could cause Zion’s
actual performance to differ materially from the results predicted by these forward-looking statements. Zion can give no assurance that the
expectations refected in these statements will prove to be correct and assumes no responsibility to update these statements.
NOTICE: Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. has fled a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for a rights offering of common
stock. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the issuer has fled with the
SEC for more complete information about Zion Oil & Gas and its offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR
on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, Zion Oil & Gas will send you the prospectus if you request it by calling toll free
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potenti al resul ts thereof and potenti al effects of those resul ts, i ncl udi ng the dri l l i ng of further wel l s and the successful establ i shment of a dri l l i ng subsi di ary,
are forward-l ooki ng statements as defi ned i n the “Safe Harbor’’ provi si on of the Pri vate Securi ti es Li ti gati on Reform Act of 1995. These forward-l ooki ng state-
ments are based on assumpti ons that are subj ect to si gni fi cant known and unknown ri sks, uncertai nti es and other unpredi ctabl e factors, many of whi ch are
Background
Zion Oil & Gas was formed in 2000 by
John Brown, a man of deep Christian
faith. e company, which is listed on the
NASDAQ exchange (trading symbol ZN),
explores for oil and gas on two onshore
petroleum exploration licenses (the Joseph
license and the Asher-Menashe license)
covering approximately 162,000 acres
between Tel Aviv and Haifa. Zion also has
a 165,000 acre permit area (the Issachar-
Zebulun Permit Area), so Zion’s total
petroleum rights exploration area is over
325,000 acres.
Vision
From the beginning, the calling of Zion
Oil & Gas was to assist in the restoration
of the Land of Israel by finding oil and gas,
helping Israel to become more indepen-
dent, both economically and politically.
Faith & Science
In the beginning, Zion operated by faith
alone, but today it is also based on hard
science. Zion’s geological team has gathered
information from all of the wells drilled in
Israel and compiled a country-wide seismic
database consisting of 219 seismic sections
totaling 2,000 miles, so as to better under-
stand the geology of our exploration areas.
In 2005, Zion drilled the Ma’anit #1 well
on the Ma’anit structure in the Joseph
license area and shows of hydrocarbons
were recorded from 12,000 feet to 15,500
feet. Due to mechanical problems, the well
was abandoned in June 2007.
2009
In May 2009, we re-entered the wellbore
of the old Ma’anit #1 well and then
‘sidetracked’ (drilled directionally) to
a distance approximately 2,500 feet
northeast of the present location. is new
second well, the Ma’anit-Rehoboth #2,
was drilled to a depth of 17,913 feet. After
drilling, during swabbing operations, a
small quantity of crude oil was retrieved.
In October 2009, the drilling rig moved
northwards, to our Asher-Menashe license,
to drill our Elijah #3 well. e well is on a
ten thousand acre structure and has targets
in both the Triassic and the Permian
geological layers.
2010
By early February 2010, we had drilled the
Elijah #3 well to a depth of 10,938 feet and
temporarily suspended drilling operations
following unsuccessful efforts to retrieve ffff
a stuck pipe. We have recently acquired
additional field seismic data intended to
resolve certain questions regarding the
geology of the area surrounding the Elijah
#3 well.
In August 2010, we began drilling the
Ma’anit-Joseph #3 well, in our Joseph
License area. Drilling operations are
planned to test the Permian geological
formation and are expected to last
approximately six months. By the end of
September 2010, we were drilling at a
depth of 4,750 feet.
The Future
We plan to complete the drilling of the
Ma’anit-Joseph #3 well, complete the
drilling of the Elijah #3 well, establish
a drilling subsidiary company, carry out
further scientific investigation work in the
field and implement our multi-well drilling
program just as fast as practicable.
If you want to see the latest news regarding
Zion, please visit our website at
www.zionoil.com
ZION OIL & GAS, INC.
A special company with a special task in a special country
Zion’s Technical Committee (Bill Ottaviani, Zion’s
President and COO - not shown). Left to Right:
Mr. Victor Carrillo (Chairman of the Texas Railroad
Commission), Dr. Eliezer Kashai, Dr. Yehezkel
Druckman and Mr. Forrest Garb
Hal Lindsey visits Zion’s Ma'anit drill site in
Northern Israel
Pastor John Hagee with Zion CEO, Richard
Rinberg, in Jerusalem

“For the vision [the oil] is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.” (Habakkuk 2:2-3)

“The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.” (Deuteronomy 29:29)

“Remember that thou magnify his work [the oil], which men behold.” (Job 36:24)

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The Oil of Israel
Prophecy Being Fulfilled
(Isaiah 48:3)

John Brown
Romans 12:6

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saith the Spirit. “Write. Inc. that they may rest from their labors.” (Revelation 14:13) John M. who faithfully endured these 29 years with me and lastly to the memory of Jim Spillman. Chairman/Founder . Brown (Proverbs 25:2) Zion Oil & Gas.This book is dedicated first and foremost to God’s faithfulness to His Word (Psalm 138:2) and to his chosen people (Genesis 12:1-3) and secondly to Joan. Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea. and their works do follow them. And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me. my wife.

Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1 True Biblical Faith Chapter 2 The Vision and the Calling Chapter 3 The Scriptures Given to John Brown Chapter 4 Now By Faith Appendices About John Brown The Joseph Project Zion Oil & Gas Vision Statement Zion’s Charitable Foundations Letters From Shareholders Jews & Christians United For Israel John Brown’s Personal Testimony Ancient Tribes of Israel Map Zion License/Levant Basin Map Zion Corporate Information 1 9 21 27 41 47 49 52 56 58 63 71 75 76 77 .

(2 Timothy 3:16-17) 1 . As I begin to write this introduction for this book. I feel compelled to quote a Jewish Rabbi who very profoundly and meekly said. Dr. for correction. so I have quoted these men of faith and have used the Bible verses as I believe God gave them to me (Psalm 32:8). Rabbi Jonathan Bernis.Preface Dear Friends of Zion. and without Faith. Jim Spillman. for reproof. Pastor John Hagee. That the man of God may be perfect. and is profitable for doctrine. there are no answers. All scripture is given by inspiration of God. “with Faith there are no questions. Marcus Lamb. thoroughly furnished unto all good works. Joel Rosenberg. David Jeremiah and Frederick Brotherton Meyer.” I do not pretend to have the spiritual insight of these men of God. Hal Lindsey. for instruction in righteousness.

Jacob proceeded to bless the twelve tribes of Israel. 89:1-5) and not because of my faith (Isaiah 25:1).” In verses 22-26. Moses also spoke to 2 . For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. but He did. (2 Peter 1:20-21) So.” Then in verse 28. he speaks of blessing Joseph’s land with the “blessings of the deep that lieth under and they shall be on the Head of Joseph. that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. (Isaiah 23:18 NIV) and Zion Oil only exists because of God’s faithfulness to Israel (Psalms 36:5. that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days. why did God choose Zion to discover the oil in Israel? The answer is I don’t know why. and said. gather yourselves together. I believe the promise of Israel’s oil begins in Genesis 49:1: “and Jacob called unto his sons. In Deuteronomy 33:1.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled Knowing this first. and I believe I was told by God that it was to fulfill His promises to Israel (Isaiah 14:24) (Zechariah 1:17) and to bless the body of Christ.

The blessings on Joseph’s land are based on God’s promises in which He prophesied through both Jacob and Moses that the blessings lies deep beneath the land and on the head of Joseph. Rabbi Yittzhak Schwartz. 2005. “and this is the blessing. (Genesis 49:22-26. even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob. wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. Jacob blesses both of Joseph’s sons. When we celebrated the Ma’anit #1 well dedication on April 3.” In verse 4 “Moses commanded us a law. I believe these scriptures speak prophetically of the most precious things (meged) of the earth (oil) and again. read this scripture: They shall call the people unto the 3 .Preface confirm this.” In verses 13-16 Moses speaks of Joseph again and that his land would be blessed “for the deep that coucheth beneath”. Hebrews 11:21) and Moses again blessed both sons of Joseph. Manasseh & Ephraim. just like Jacob’s prophecy. as part of his blessing for Zion. the blessing will be found ‘on the Head of Joseph’ (see map on page 75). and the land (Deuteronomy 33:1316).

and of treasures hid in the sand. there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas. This was before his book. my testimony). which at that time was in Clawson Michigan. Sorelle in Israel while he was drilling the Asher-Atlit well. when Moses spoke about the tribe of Asher who would ‘dip his foot in oil’ on the ‘head of Joseph’ and the biblical map confirming these verses to me. This map was from a 1976 Bible printed by Zondervan Corporation (see appendices page 75).C. which was given to me in 1983 by A. Several months after my ‘born again’ experience. I believed then and now I know that the purpose of Jim’s visit to Zion 4 . (Deuteronomy 33:19) Of the many scriptures I have read. those which spoke a Rhema word to me about the oil of Israel were in Deuteronomy 33:13-16 and 24. where the pastor was Leonard Gardner. God sent Jim Spillman to Zion Temple. The Great Treasure Hunt was written and first published in April of 1981. to share the revelation that God had given to him about the oil of Israel.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled mountain. My faith journey began in January 1981 when I was saved (see page 73.

I guess I don’t really know why it should be so surprising to us believers that God’s Word is true and what will happen in Israel after the oil is found in the last days is only confirming what the Bible says in Deuteronomy. according to all that he promised: there hath not 5 . 33:4: “Moses commanded us a law. even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob. but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.Preface Temple was to deposit the Vision in my heart to discover the oil of Israel. whom the LORD knew face to face.4).” In Deuteronomy 34:10 it is written that.” And 1 Kings 8:56 states: Blessed be the LORD that hath given rest unto his people Israel. 86:10) and not to me or Zion Oil & Gas because all I am is His unprofitable servant and have only obeyed God and by faith followed Him on this twenty-nine year faith journey (Luke 17:10). I believe that I was created (Isaiah 46:3. “Surely the Lord God will do nothing. I want it to be perfectly clear. “And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses.” Amos 3:7 tells us. saved and chosen by God to fulfill these prophecies and that God alone will receive all the glory (Psalm 145:3-6) by these prophecies being fulfilled (Psalm 83:18.

which he promised by the hand of Moses his servant. (For they shall hear of thy great name. as do thy people Israel. and of thy strong hand. is called by thy name 6 . that is not of thy people Israel. I was in Israel in May of 1983 when God spoke to me these verses in 1 Kings 8:41-43: Moreover concerning a stranger [John Brown]. and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for: that all people of the earth may know thy name. Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place. but He is a faithful God (Psalm 119:89-90) and if you are to receive His promises you must believe and trust Him “by faith” that He is able to keep all of His promises (Hebrews11:6). which I have builded.) when he shall come and pray toward this house.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled failed one word of all his good promise. and that they may know that this house. but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake. God has promised many such blessings for His people and its impossible for me even to begin to list them all. to fear thee. and of thy stretched out arm.

Enoch. they paid a severe price (Deuteronomy 1:21-46. Noah. The Bible is full of examples of men who had victorious faith. the list is endless. Joseph. so I prayed for the oil of Israel “by faith” (John 14:14. Moses and 7 . God plainly calls unbelief and doubt sin (Romans 14:23) and when the children of Israel disobeyed God and did not believe Him. Isaac. God is faithful so when we doubt Him and don’t believe His Word. Jehosophat.Preface “By faith” I believed that “all” also must include petroleum oil. then what we are saying is that He is not being truthful and is lying to us! (Psalm 40:10) While these are blunt words but it nevertheless is true if we doubt His faithfulness and do not trust Him to perform His Word (Hebrews 6:11-15). “Who through faith subdued kingdoms. Abraham. Jonathan. Romans 10:17) and I have never doubted that God heard my prayer and would keep His promises to me (Hebrews11:1) and I must encourage you all to trust Him and to gently rebuke you as well. stopped the mouths of lions. Job. Caleb. wrought righteousness. 2:15) and we are all called to walk by faith and not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7). other men like Abel.” (Hebrews 11:33) In Chapter 11 of Hebrews which is called the hall of Faith. Joshua. Jacob. obtained promises. David.

John M.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled many others (Hebrews11:29-32) also trusted and obeyed God by faith to fulfill His plan to build the Kingdom of God. Psalm 105:19). will begin to happen and I am to share these scriptures with you all in (Ezekiel 12:21-28). then you must spend time reading His Word (Romans 10:17) and remember that Faith without works is also dead (James 2:14-25) and you cannot receive these promises without you and your faith being tested first (James 1:3. His Word or His promises because our doubt and unbelief DO NOT honor God! If you want to increase your faith. Brown Zion Oil & Gas. Chairman/Founder 8 . This book is being written by faith in July 2010 based on God’s instructions to me to write a book (Jeremiah 30:2) and to share the Vision (Habakkuk 2:2-3) and before the oil is flowing in Israel. Inc. God also told me that after the oil is discovered many more Prophetic visions. we as believer’s should never doubt God. which are all written in God’s Word. Quite frankly.

and hearing by the word of God. Rabbi Berland is one of the leading rabbis of the Bratzlav Hassidic court. both in and outside of Israel.” And true faith not only believes it but knows it and expects it will happen.Chapter 1 True Biblical Faith So then. “Now Faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” (Romans 10:17) “BY FAITH” I received this Blessing and Prophecy from the Rabbi Eliezer Berland. the Dean of the Shuvu Banim Yeshiva in Jerusalem. “So then. what is Biblical Faith? The Bible defines this for us in Hebrews 11:1. The Bratzlav Hassidic court is one of the leading Hassidic movements today. numbering scores of thousands around the world. 9 . faith comes by hearing.

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Faith for Earth’s Final Hour by Hal Lindsey (www.com) Biblical Faith will only work when we believe that God will keep His promises to us and then our faith pleases God..com) 3.. It must only be based on our belief. The faith life always looks at all things through God’s Word and His unlimited ability to work out all things for our good (Romans 8:28). all things are possible to him that believeth. True biblical faith is always centered only on God’s will and Word and not ever self-centered.tppress. trust. if thou canst believe.” 13 . Jesus said to us in Mark 9:23: “. and Steven Spillman (www.True Biblical Faith References and Recommended Readings are: 1. Breaking the Treasure Code: The Hunt for Israel’s Oil by James R. Because without faith it is impossible to please Him (Hebrews 11:6) and the more that we learn about God (from His Word) the more our faith grows and we become certain of the promises that He makes to us. Moses: The Journey of Faith by Frederick Brotherton Meyer 2. and complete confidence in God and His Word only and not in our faith itself or the object of our faith.hallindsey.

’” (Mark 11:22-24) And what is this kind of faith? It is not some inherent power or quality in certain men. which are due to our doubt and unbelief (Hebrews 3:7-19). then faith comes of itself and there is absolutely nothing which is impossible. ‘Have faith in God. And among those conditions. and get on it. It is. know ye not this parable? And how then will ye know all parables?” (Mark 4:13) Faith is only possible when we are on God’s plan. by virtue of which they are able to accomplish special results unrealized by others. and we stand on God’s promise. It is equally useless to spend time in regrets and tears over the failures. as a flower is to a plant. find your place in God’s plan. first. It is useless to pray for increased faith until we have fulfilled the conditions of faith. and then feed daily on God’s promises. When each of these are realized. rath14 . “And He said unto them. “And Jesus answering saith unto them.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled The Parable of the Sower (Mark 4:1-20) The key to understanding scripture is to first read and study the Word of God. Faith is as natural to right conditions of our soul. The believing soul can “do all things” with God.

on a faith which trusts completely in the faithfulness of God (Psalm 37:5). The daily food of promise (The Word) (Psalm 119:130).True Biblical Faith er. It is. in utter independence of feeling. and being desirous of becoming a vessel for it. these necessary conditions of all true faith: • • • • • The sense of helplessness and nothingness (Romans 12:1-3). that desire to serve God which allows Him to use us and we become the channel or vehicle through which He passes to bless mankind. It is the attitude of our heart which having ascertained the will of God. and the work which he does in the world is not his. There are. a God-possessed man. in brief. therefore. Entire consecration that He will work out his plan in our life (Proverbs 19:21). the power of putting self aside so God may work unhindered through us. 15 . but God’s through him. The believer is a God-filled. A daring to act. goes on to believe and expect that God will work out his purposes through us. An absolute assurance of being on God’s plan (Psalm 32:8). a Godmoved.

which began for me when I was saved. Exodus 9:16). It is a gift of God (Ephesians 2:8. Michigan in February 1981 and taught on “The Oil of Israel”. 16 . I was told by faith to write the vision (Habakkuk 2:2-3). Jim Spillman came to Zion Temple in Clawson. God used Jim Spillman first in my life to deposit the vision for the oil in my heart. The Vision Book.It All Began in 1981 (Revelation 12:11) 1. 4. 5. What the Bible (Word) declares comes only by faith (Romans 10:17).The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled My Testimony . Both of which are covenant promises and will come to pass (I Kings 8:56. Isaiah 25:1) and not because of my faith. This testimony is based only on God’s faithfulness to the Jewish people and the Nation of Israel (Genesis 17:1-8). I was saved by faith. in January 1981. 3. or born again. It is God’s purpose and will for my life to discover the oil of Israel (Isaiah 46:9-11. Zion is a testimony and a journey of faith. 2. by faith I believed it and The Great Treasure Hunt. 9) and (Romans 10:8-9).

He was able also to perform. The Bible (Word) speaks to us by faith (Psalm 119:105. with respect to the promise of God. but grew strong in faith. I then went by faith in 1983 to Israel where God gave me (I Kings 8:41-43) and then by faith: 8. God wrote this about Abraham who is the father of our faith in (Romans 4:1-25). 160) and then we must “by faith” believe the promise (Hebrews 11:1) and then by faith act on it (James 1:22. and being fully assured that what He had promised. giving glory to God. God called me full time to pursue the vi17 . he did not waver in unbelief. 9. We are clearly warned by God about doubt and unbelief (Hebrews 3:7-19) and how a true believer’s rest can only be obtained by faith (Hebrews 4:112). 138. 7. 130.True Biblical Faith 6. (2 Chronicles 6:32-33) I prayed and asked God by faith for the oil! (Hebrews 11:1) And then by faith I believed I received it (Mark 11:22-24) Since then I have by faith believed it and spoken it and do not doubt it (Hebrews 10:38 ). Yet. (Romans 4:20-21). 23).

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sion for the oil in December 1985 (Acts 22:14-15). So, by faith I resigned my job from Valeron and moved to Houston, Texas (Hebrews 11:8) and then by faith I was told to write the Vision Book (Habakkuk 2:1-3). I was very concerned that I only write what God has written and was confirmed to me in the Bible. There is a severe penalty if we add to or take away from His Word (Revelation 22:18-19) so I wrote The Vision Book by faith only after I received (Jeremiah 23:28-29). “The Oil of Israel” (Amos 3:7) Jacob’s Blessing was “The Vision” (Hebrews11:21). By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed both sons of Joseph (Ephraim and Manasseh). In the last days (?) (Genesis 49:1; 22-26 [key verses25-26]) Joseph’s Land will be blessed with oil. Moses’ Blessing (Deuteronomy 33:13-16) confirmed Jacob’s blessing for Joseph’s Land and Asher’s foot (v:24) (see the biblical map and Zion’s exploration licenses opposite) The rights of the first born were also given to the sons of Joseph (I Chronicles 5:1-2). 10. By faith I then moved to Houston, Texas1986 to pursue the vision (Hebrews 11:8;
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Nehemiah 2:20). After ten years of various trials and testing (Job 23:10) and just like Moses, I tried very hard in my own strength

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to make the vision come to pass when and how I wanted it to and I failed (Acts 7:2425) and then God moved me back to Michigan to work with my son, Mark (Isaiah 48:17) and for Joan and I to take care of my mother. (Exodus 20:12) 11. This is quoted from Hal Lindsey’s book, Faith for Earth’s Final Hour, page 279: ... one of life’s most difficult things is to keep on trusting the Lord when He delays answering our faith. Yet this is one of the most necessary aspects to develop spiritual faith. I personally experienced this delay after I returned from Houston to Michigan in 1996. Within the next two years and in 1998, God began to place in my heart once again the desire to become involved in Israel. I really didn’t want to go to Israel again because of the previous long trials (15 years), but God gave me the scriptures and told me to go to Israel (Judges 6, 7:15). By faith I then went to Israel and the rest of the story, and Vision, is now being fulfilled, “by faith” in Israel (see www.zionoil.com ) and I am to give this testimony “O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name: make known his deeds among the people.” (Psalm 105:1)
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THE VISION AND THE CALLING When first visiting Israel in 1983, I believe that God gave me a scripture (I Kings 8:41-43), a vision (Oil for Israel) and, as a Christian Zionist and New Covenant believer (Isaiah 65:1), the calling to render assistance to the Jewish people and Nation of Israel and to aid them in the Restoration of the Land by providing the oil and gas necessary to help the People of Israel maintain their political and economic independence (Leviticus 19:33,34) (Exodus 6:6-8). In the Bible, God sovereignly declares that Israel is His chosen people (Exodus 4:22); and we can gain some understanding of God’s choice, His vision and purpose by reading (Deuteronomy 7). As a Christian Zionist, I declare, “... thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God”. (Ruth 1:16) And I believe that, as true
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as we are all part of the “wild olive branch” grafted onto the olive tree by the grace of God (Romans 11). In considering the history of Israel. This too is the story of the Jewish people and the nation of Israel. we must all so identify with Israel. their confusion.in both blessings and curses . Indeed. when Israel appears to be coming under greater criticism for taking those very steps of self-defense which we in America take for granted as our sovereign moral right in defense of ourselves and our interests. can lead only to great difficulty. their hope.in progress and disaster. national or international.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled Christians. and the world’s disdain of the Jewish people and the nation of Israel .even and perhaps more so today. I have and can have no doubt that mankind must learn that obedience towards God and His commandments is the key to progress. Disobedience. As a believer. the media misrepresentation. Moreover. how22 . it appears that God’s chosen people have ascended to heights and descended to depths far beyond our experience . on the other hand. whether personal or corporate. I identify with Israel because I share in their struggle and understand a little something of their pain.

Since the re-establishment of the State of Israel in 1948. There is another dimension. the inquisition and the pogroms. numerous agreements regarding the Land of promise. Then there continues to 23 . we have seen the Holocaust. there have been many wars and many more terrorist attacks. No one can touch God. Through the centuries and the millennia. as well as the humiliation of. there has been the Gulf War with scud missiles. In the last century. but the Jewish people and the nation of Israel are within reach of those whose hatred is directed against God. this principle alone is insufficient to explain the great magnitude of Israel’s sufferings. Israel has been and continues to be a tangible and visible target for dark spiritual forces which are directed against the living God Himself. To name only a sampling. and who would foil the fulfillment of His purposes and disrupt His plan for the people of His covenant and the nation of Israel. there have been the crusades.The Vision and the Calling ever. Recently. This hatred has been manifested time and again throughout the ages. threatening chemical mayhem. and reneging on.

those very Palestinians rejected the offer. declaring that the Jews had no right to Jerusalem or to the Temple Mount.All of this land which I have spoken of will I give to your descendants and they shall inherit it forever.to the Palestinians for an independent state.. that the Bible was “forged” to show such a connection between the people of Israel and the site of His House. Israel would be willing to give most of the territory of the Holy Land reconquered in the 1967 War . For in (Exodus 32: 13) He said.a war commenced by the Arabs with the declared purpose of destroying Israel .. the forced pressure of the ‘peace’ negotiations and calls of “land for peace” . sending human bombs to kill and maim teenagers at discotheques and families at pizza lunches. “. Yet the recent events in the land of Israel 24 . the Prime Minister of Israel indicated that in return for the much prayed for “peace”.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled be.” And when in the summer of 2000.despite the fact that Israel is the only nation on Earth that was created by a sovereign act of God (Genesis 15) and whose borders are defined by God (Numbers 34:1-12). and then they commenced a wave of terrorism.

as ‘new covenant believers’. His unchanging nature and purpose. For this we must all ask their forgiveness. we are commanded by God in the Bible to stand together with the Jewish people whom the world has abused.The Vision and the Calling notwithstanding. we must admit the truth and confess that the greatest sufferings imposed on the Jewish people throughout history have come from the socalled ‘Christian’ church and from those confessing the Christian faith. As the fulfillment of prophecy is for the Jewish people . and. But as the Bible declares. with sorrow and regret. Despite the fact that these expressions of evil are totally contrary to God’s everlasting covenant. God HAS NOT forsaken His covenant people (Jeremiah 31:3140). The forces directed against the Jews have misrepresented God and have wrongly interpreted His Word in an attempt to rob Israel of its inheritance which is based on (Genesis 17:7-8) a sovereign promise from God (Exodus 6:4) and an everlasting covenant (Deuteronomy 4:31).for them the realization 25 . these actions were and continue to be ‘justified’ by these evil men and nations for their own ends.

and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them. saith the Lord thy God.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled of their covenant and for them the answer to their prayers of countless generations: And I will plant them upon their land. (Amos 9:14-15) 26 .

The Blessings of the Fathers (Genesis Chapters 17.. indeed. The desire to free Israel of such dependence has opened up unexplored areas of Israel and today more sophisticated exploration and drilling techniques than previously used are being utilized to assess the oil potential of those areas. 27. 49. 33) The economic and political stability of Israel. its very survival is at stake. not in any small measure because of its dependence on imported oil and gas. These oil fields are the blessings and posterity which G-d had 27 .. Deuteronomy Chapters 32.Chapter 3 THE SCRIPTURES GIVEN TO JOHN BROWN THE QUESTION AND THE ANSWER . The State of Israel lies in the heart of the Middle East and is surrounded by areas in neighboring Arab countries which contain the world’s largest oil fields.

Past exploration efforts have yielded several small on-shore discoveries and the recent. the Government of Israel. stable democracy in the Middle East.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled promised Abraham also for his son Ishmael in (Genesis 17:18-20) and by Isaac’s blessing also of his son Esau in (Genesis 27:38-39). and validated the existence of significant quantities of recoverable oil and gas in the Land of Israel. strives to find oil to remain independent from outside political pressures. from Egypt to Iraq and Jordan to Yemen. its affiliates and subsidiaries and geological consultants of renowned international reputation. In 1988. as also exist in the neighboring countries of the Middle East. The State of Israel. as a national member of the free world and as the only true. established the hydrocarbon potential of Israel. The genealogies of Ishmael (Genesis 25:12-18) and Esau (Genesis 36) show that their descendants became the inhabitants of modern day Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries. significant gas fields off-shore in the Mediter28 . acting through the government-owned Oil Exploration Investments Ltd.

. geologists and geophysicists continue to ask “.. why cannot the geologists utilize the same ‘tool’ to find this oil? So we searched the Bible and found numerous passages where. “Gather yourselves together. with Moses’ song of praise of G-d and his 29 . renowned petroleum engineers.. the Bible in describing the division of the Land of Israel among the sons of Jacob . there is an ‘ANSWER’. and concluding in Deuteronomy chapters 32 and 33.The Scriptures Given to John Brown ranean Sea.commencing in Genesis chapter 49. that I might tell you that which shall befall you in the LAST DAYS” (49:1). But the ‘real potential’ still awaits discovery! Following continued assessment of all geological and geophysical data.. and it is found in the most ‘overlooked’ source of geological information available to mankind today .. When Jacob on his deathbed summoned His sons and said.. I believe. where is the most logical place to drill where we can be sure of tapping those vast reservoirs of oil?” Yet. the Bible! Archaeologists have found the Bible to be their unerring guide to hidden treasures .

26. and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered. the Land of Israel” and on the “Head of Joseph” as promised in the Torah by the G-d of Abraham.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled blessings of the twelve tribes. Ezekiel 37:15-28). friends of Israel. as G-d prepared him to view the “Promised Land” which HE had given to HIS chosen “Children of Israel” makes direct reference to the existence of OIL in Israel. as we begin “The Great Treasure Hunt” may we join hands with the Government of Israel and its people and together look toward and pray for “the discovery of OIL in their homeland. and I will give you the land of Israel. I will even gather you from the people. 30 . So. Thus saith the Lord GOD. (Ezekiel 11:17) And Israel will be graciously comforted and restored (Micah 7:18-20. Deuteronomy 33:13-16). Isaac and Jacob (Genesis 49:25.

as do thy people Israel and that they may know that this house.. Isaac and Jacob was for oil to be found in Israel.A. that is not of thy people Israel. (I Kings 8:41-43) 1 added by J.S. ONE ..The Scriptures Given to John Brown THE VISION .. The Prayer Moreover concerning a stranger [John Brown]1. is called by thy name. and of thy strong hand. hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place. but cometh out of a far country [U. The Oil Of Is’ra-el While visiting Israel with Alger Wolfe in May 1983.]1 for thy name’s sake: (for they shall hear of thy great name. to fear thee.. and do according to ALL that the stranger calleth to thee for [Oil for Israel]1: that all the people of the earth may know thy name. which I have builded. This prayer and G-d’s specific instruction to John were based on the biblical portion describing the Dedication of the First Temple in Jerusalem and Solomon’s prayers thereat (I Kings 8:22-66). John Brown’s prayer to the G-d of Abraham. when he shall come and pray towards this house. and of thy stretched out arm). Brown 31 .

and thy wine. if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day. were a consuming ‘fire’ 2 emphasis added 32 . the early rain and the late rain. that thou mayest gather in thy corn.. that I will give you the rain of your land in his due season.. and flow together.. and thine heart shall fear. because the abundance of the sea shall be converted unto thee. the forces of the Gentiles shall come unto thee. (Deuteronomy 11:13-14) THREE .. and be enlarged. to love the Lord your God and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul. The Instructions And it shall come to pass.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled TWO . (Isaiah 60:5) These three specific sets of instructions received by John Brown in 1983 from G-d while in the land of Israel. and thine OIL2 [the OIL of Israel]. The Evidence Then thou shalt see.

the reality of HIS promise when HE also promised.. For I am the Lord: I will 33 . “Son of man. “For surely there is an end..The Scriptures Given to John Brown which has been born by him through the years for the exact purpose that G-d first lit it in his heart! Today.” (Proverbs 23:18) THE CALLING. I will make this proverb to cease. the days are prolonged. Tell Them So. what is that proverb that ye have in the land of Israel. then He told me to “write the vision” (Habakkuk 2:2-3) and then after the oil is discovered. G-d continues to confirm. and every vision faileth? Tell them therefore. and thy expectation shall not be cut off.. For there shall be no more any vain vision nor flattering divination with in the house of Israel. and the effect of every vision. Thus saith the Lord God. saying. but say unto them. I am to tell them: And the word of the Lord came unto me. by HIS Word. and they shall no more use it as a proverb in Israel. saying.. The days are at hand.

The vision that he seeth is for many days to come. behold they of the house of Israel say. that join 34 . Thus saith the Lord God.” Again the word of the Lord came to me saying. saith the Lord God. and he prophesieth of the times that are far off. will I say the word. and the word that I shall speak shall come to pass. saith the Lord God. O rebellious house. Therefore say unto them. 34) For the prophets foretold that the Gentiles (Isaiah 55:5) would also call upon God and they too would serve him (Zephaniah 3:9) and he would answer their prayers (Isaiah 65:24) and he would save them (Isaiah 52:10) and set them in the land! (Isaiah 14:1) For it is also written: Also the sons of the stranger. it shall be no more prolonged: for in your days.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled speak. “Son of man. ‘There shall none of my words be prolonged any more.’” (Ezekiel 12:21-28) THE PROMISES . Also Unto the Gentiles (Leviticus 19:33.. and will perform it.. but the word which I have spoken shall be done.

every one that keepeth the Sabbath and does not profane it.The Scriptures Given to John Brown themselves to the Lord. (Isaiah 56:6-7) A NEW COVENANT PEOPLE .. (Jeremiah 31:31-34) For God has promised that not only would He honor his First Covenant and would cause the Jews to return (Jeremiah 33:14-26). their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted on my altar. but that one day He would also make a New Covenant (Jeremiah 31:33-34) and in Hosea 2:23 He said: “. Thou art my people!” And they shall say.And I will say to them that were not my people. to serve Him. to be His servants. and all that hold fast to my covenant. and make them joyful in my house of prayer. for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples. “you are my God” and they will help restore the Nation of Israel and many people would come to the Land of Israel to seek the God of Israel (Zechariah 8:20-23. Even them will I bring to my holy mountain.. Isaiah 65:1) and these strangers who dwelt among the people of Israel would also share in the promised 35 .. and to love the name of the Lord..

. “and in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed. “For if their [the Jewish people] being cast away is the reconciling of the world. (Galatians 3:6-14).” (Romans 3:29-30) for G-d hath not cast away HIS people which HE foreknew. For it is also written. one must recognize that it is written “.” (Genesis 22:18) So. if [we] the Gentiles have been made partakers of their [Israel’s] spiritual things. that blindness in part has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.. is He the God of the Jews only? Is HE not the God of the Gentiles? Yes. the stranger that dwells with you shall be to you as one born among you.. “.. what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?” (Romans 11:1-24) Because..” (Leviticus 19:34) For Gd’s promise to Abraham was. of the Gentiles also. “. And so all Israel will be saved.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled inheritance (Ezekiel 47:21-23) and “.” (Romans 11:24-36) Therefore: As a Christian.. now we a new covenant people (Deuteronomy 29:12-15) have came to the land of Israel to claim our promised inheritance and to receive the blessings of Abraham. their [Gentiles’] duty is also to minister to them 36 ...

THE PURPOSE . when they do turn to the Lord. will minister and assist ‘Israel’ in their petroleum and material needs. so that we..” (Romans 15:27) Because “the G-d of heaven He will prosper us [Zion]” (Nehemiah 2:20) with the oil of Israel .The Scriptures Given to John Brown [Israel] in material things. and this will be discovered in the last days before the Messiah returns and that it will be found on the Joseph License and the Asher/ Menashe License.. both being on the Head of Joseph (Genesis 49:1-2 and 22-26): 37 . “they [the Jewish People] are beloved for the sake of the fathers. Because. the veil on their hearts will be taken away (2 Corinthians 3:14-16).” (Romans 11:28) And. I believe that G-d has promised in the Bible to bless Israel with one of the world’s largest oil and gas fields.. a new covenant people of Zion. as touching the election.. To Receive The Blessings Of Jacob (Genesis 49:1-2 and 22-26) I believe Zion Oil & Gas was ordained by G-d for the express purpose of discovering oil and gas in the Land of Israel and to bless the Jewish people and the nation of Israel and the body of Christ (Isaiah 23:18 NIV).

. The blessings of thy Father are mighty beyond the blessings of the eternal mountains. blessings of the breasts and the womb. but his bow abode in strength. that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days. Joseph is a fruitful bough. the blessings of the everlasting hills [Oil]3. and by the Almighty who shall bless thee. the Rock of Israel). and hear. and said. Gather yourselves together. blessings of the deep [the Oil of Israel]3 that lies beneath. The archers fiercely attacked him and shot at him and hated him.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled And Jacob called unto his sons. with blessings of the heaven above. Brown 38 . and on the crown of the head of him that was separated from his brothers. and the arms of his hands were made supple by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob (by the name of shepherd. and listen unto Israel your Father . they shall be on the head of Joseph. a fruitful bough by a well.. Gather yourselves together. whose branches run over the wall. by the God of thy father who shall help thee. 3 added by J. ye sons of Jacob.

and for the precious things put forth by the moon.. and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren . And of Joseph he said. (Deuteronomy 33:13-16) They shall call the peoples to the mountain. there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness.. blessed of the Lord be his land. and for the Good will of HIM that dwelt in the bush.. and for the chief things of the ancient mountains and for the precious things of primordial hills [Oil]4 and fullness thereof. 13-19) “And this is the blessing which Moses the man of GOD blessed the sons of Israel before his death” (Deuteronomy 33:1) .. for the precious things of heaven. for the dew and for the deep [the Oil of Israel]4 that coucheth beneath..The Scriptures Given to John Brown . for they shall suck of the 4 added by J.. let the blessing [the Oil of Israel]4 come upon the head of Joseph. and for the precious fruits brought forth by the sun. And The Blessing Of Moses (Deuteronomy 33:1. Brown 39 .

they shall have an inheritance with you among the tribes of Israel. that you shall divide it by lot for an inheritance to you.. And it shall come to pass. Brown 40 . one as well as another. The Inheritance (Genesis 48:15-22) Joseph shall have two portions. that in whatever tribe the stranger may stay. who shall beget children among you: and they shall be to you as those born in the country among the children of Israel. and this land shall fall to you as an inheritance. says the Lord GOD.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled abundance of the seas.. and to the strangers [Gentile believers] that sojourn among you. that concerning which I lifted up my hand to give it to your fathers. (Ezekiel 47:13-14) And it shall come to pass. And you shall inherit it. and of treasures [the Oil of Israel]5 hid in the sand. (Ezekiel 47:22-23) 5 added by J. there you shall give him his inheritance. (Deuteronomy 33:19) THE JOSEPH PROJECT .

as we also walk in the steps of faith as Our Father Abraham walked (Romans 4:11-25).” (Luke 4:4) Now. it is also written that... but by every word of God. And Jesus said. “FAITH is the substance of things [the Oil of Israel]6hoped for. Brown 41 . Man shall not live by bread alone. when he was tested. FAITH in G-d and HIS promises (Joshua 1:8) and in G-d’s faithfulness and ability to perform all HIS Word. offered up Isaac.. the evidence of things not seen. John Brown’s. And..” and “By FAITH Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau concerning things to come”. “By FAITH Abraham.Chapter 4 NOW BY FAITH . blessed 6 added by J. when he was dying. “By FAITH Jacob. The Plan .. By Faith (Hebrews 11:1-40) Zion’s approach is somewhat unprecedented .. The Joseph Project .. and that is because of its founder’s.. “It is written [Deuteronomy 8:3]...” .

“It is written in the prophets.. cometh unto me. and are victorious in defeat. courageous in battle. made strong out of weakness.. We conquer by faith as Gideon. it is impossible to please HIM. We work by faith as Noah.” (John 6:45-51) From its inception. We walk by faith as Enoch. G-d’s plan was born through Faith in G-d’s Word into the heart of 42 . We fight by faith as Joshua. We govern by faith as Moses.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled each of the sons of Joseph. We follow by faith as Israel. AND HATH LEARNED OF THE FATHER.” (Hebrews 11:122) G-d’s word establishes and so states “. By faith we are patient in suffering. there is one God who will justify the circumcised By Faith and the uncircumcised through faith..” (Hebrews 10:38 and 11:6) For: We worship by faith as Abel. “But without FAITH.” (Romans 3:29-30) So. We are more than conquerors by our faith seeing “... ‘And they shall all be taught by God’ [Isaiah 54:13] Therefore everyone who hath heard.. The JUST shall live by his FAITH” (Habakkuk 2:4) . it is only through faith in JESUS CHRIST that we are saved. We live by faith as Abraham.

that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. on April 14. it was to reach the Permian Zone.” (Ecclesiastes 12:13) When we began again drilling the Ma’anitRehoboth Well (MR#2) deeper in April 2009. 2010. and keep HIS commandments: for that is the WHOLE duty of man. “By Faith” I believed and so stated publicly that I believed by faith that this well would be our discovery well in Israel. Psalm 19:12. in all matters concerning Zion. What this means is that I was wrong and I presumed that I knew what G-d would do in 2010 and for this sin of presumption I ask you all for forgiveness (James 4:1317. the founder of Zion shall respect and “Fear God.Now By Faith John Brown. However.13). but you shall meditate in it day and night. and. I was informed that this well would be temporarily suspended. (Joshua 1:8) Consequently. Zion’s founder. the Word of G-d has been the basis of John Brown’s conduct and actions: For it is written: This book of Law shall not depart from your mouth. 43 .

and by the ALMIGHTY who shall bless thee. my faith and belief in the scriptures remains the same and unshaken because I do believe that oil will be discovered in Israel and on the head of Joseph (Genesis 49:28). for the dew and for the DEEP [the Oil of Israel]6 THAT COUCHETH BENEATH . with blessings of HEAVEN above.” (Psalm 135:6) . and.. blessings of the DEEP [the Oil of Israel]7 THAT LIETH BENEATH... and all the deep places. that did he in heaven.. for the precious things of HEAVEN..The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled However. “Whatsoever the Lord pleased. in the seas. And of Joseph he said. they shall be on the head of Joseph. I’m convinced it will happen someday but I just do not know when (Ecclesiastes 3:1). for the chief thing of the ancient mountains 7 added by J.. . by the God of thy father who shall help thee. And in Earth. (Genesis 49:25-26) .. Brown 44 . blessed of the LORD be his land. and on the crown of him that was separated from his brethren..

and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren. and let him DIP HIS FOOT IN OIL. Be Asher blessed above sons. (Deuteronomy 33:13-16) And of Asher he said. let him be acceptable to his brethren. Brown 45 . and for the Good will of Him that dwelt in the bush. (Deuteronomy 33:24) 8 added by J.Now By Faith and for the precious things [Meged] of the primordial hills [Oil]8 and fullness thereof. let the blessing [the Oil of Israel]7 come upon the head of Joseph.

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local exploration companies. during a visit to Israel. Brown to 47 . met with Israeli government officials. This activity led Mr. During the next seventeen years he made numerous trips to Israel. and assisted those companies in trying to raise money for oil and gas exploration in Israel. starting the process that led to the Joseph Project. dedicated himself to finding oil and gas in Israel. John Brown. Zion Oil & Gas In 1983. hired oil and gas consultants in Israel and Texas.About John Brown John Brown Founder and Chairman. spiritually inspired by scripture (1 Kings 8:4143).

office buildings and home developers. during 1988-89. which was awarded to him by a non-accredited correspondence school (1966). College and then received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Fullerton College. 48 . and as corporate director of procurement at Magnetek Universal. a subsidiary of GTE Corporation from 1966 to 1986. Inc. Mr. John M. a provider of cement walls and floors for industrial buildings. and as president of Zion until October 2001. Brown attended Fullerton Jr. serving as corporate director of purchasing at GTE Valeron. Mr. Mr. Inc. Brown has extensive management and marketing experience. He served as CEO until September 2004. in April 2000. Brown is also a director of M&B Holding Inc.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled form Zion Oil & Gas. has been chairman of the board of directors since its organization in April 2000. Brown the company’s founder.

000 acre Asher-Menashe License and the 83. 12. (Offerings. Drilling breaks and shows of hydrocarbons were recorded from 12. Zion drilled the Ma'anit #1 well on the Ma'anit structure in the Joseph License area. which means the company is responsible for 100% of the costs of exploration and production.400 acres.500 feet.The Joseph Project • Zion holds 100% of the working interest in their licenses.000 to the total depth of 15. The Ma'anit structure encompasses 7. After commercial production Zion will set aside a royalty of 6% for charitable foundations it has established in Israel and Switzerland.000 acres on the head of Joseph.5% of Zion’s gross proceeds from the sale of oil and gas belong to the State of Israel as a royalty interest. Deuteronomy 16:17) In 2005.the 79. 49 • • • . (I believe this is the tithe. Malachi 3:10) Zion holds two Petroleum Exploration Licenses in northern Israel .000 acre Joseph License for a total of 162.

500 feet. Zion switched the listing of its common stock and common stock purchase warrants from the NYSE Amex to 50 • • • . As of this writing. (previously known as the American Stock Exchange) under the symbol “ZN”. Inc. Zion Oil & Gas.500 feet northeast to a vertical depth of 17. On September 2. From May 2009 to September 2009. 33:13-16). Zion was awarded a preliminary exclusive petroleum exploration permit (the “Issachar-Zebulun Permit”) on approximately 165.913 feet (5. 2009. we re-entered the Ma'anit #1 well head to 9.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled • From January 2007 to September 1. where I believe is . which was our intended target depth (TD).460 meters) but we did not reach the Permian section of the Paleozoic Age. was publicly traded on the NYSE Amex.000 acres onshore Israel (Deut.“the blessings of the deep that lies beneath” (Deut. 33:18. 'sidetracked' and drilled to a distance approximately 2. In August 2009. 2009. a work program is currently underway for the Geophysical Institute of Israel to acquire seismic on the Issachar-Zebulun Permit. for the Ma'anit-Rehoboth #2.19).

Visit www. Zion temporarily suspended operations on the Elijah #3 well pending further analysis. Zion’s common stock continues to trade under the symbol “ZN” and Zion’s warrants trade under the symbol “ZNWAW”.zionoil.938 feet when the drill string became stuck. 2010). 51 • • • .Appendices the NASDAQ Global Market (NGM). following production and other testing. In February 2010.com/rig for updates on Zion’s drilling and exploration operations. we have begun drilling a third well at a new drill site (Gen.000 feet) (Deut 33:13). 26:22) on the Ma’anit Structure. the Elijah #3 well was drilled to approximately 10. In April 2010. The Ma’anit-Joseph #3 (MJ#3) targets the “deep” Permian geological layer at 5. As of this writing (August 26. • In October 2009. Zion concluded that commercial quantities of hydrocarbons were not present in the Ma’anit-Rehoboth # 2 (MR#2) well and operations were temporarily suspended. As of this writing Zion plans to acquire additional seismic data in order to resolve certain questions regarding the geology surrounding Elijah #3.900 meters(19.

” (Amos 9:15) “Zion” of Many Meanings The word “Zion” is rich with meaning on many levels. the calling of Zion Oil & Gas has been to assist Israel in the restoration of the Land by finding and producing oil and gas – helping to make Israel politically and economically independent. We see the State of Israel not only as a refuge for Jews. and they shall no more be pulled up out of their land which I have given them.Zion Oil & Gas Vision Statement Comfort and Support to Israel From its inception. the word was often used by the Hebrew prophets in a much wider sense. in what became known as the City of David. Although it originally referred to the Citadel of Zion on the flank of the lower eastern hill of Jerusalem. but as the fulfillment of prophecy: “And I will plant them upon their land. saith the Lord thy God. “Zion” has been used respectively to refer to 52 .

The Blessings of “Joseph”. and by the Almighty who shall bless thee. The decision to name our company “Zion Oil & Gas” reflects the company’s firm belief that our activities will benefit the Land of Israel and its people. “Asher”. but his bow abode in strength. a fruitful bough by a well. and the arms of his hands were made supple by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob (by the name of shepherd.Appendices the Temple Mount. and “Issachar and Zebulun” in the “Land of Israel” And Jacob blessed Joseph (Genesis 49:2226): “Joseph is a fruitful bough. In Christianity. whose branches run over the wall. by the God of thy father who shall help thee. The archers fiercely attacked him. the Rock of Israel). as well as working toward the fulfilment of Biblical prophecy concerning “Zion” – in all of its many meanings. the word “Zion” represents the heavenly city ruled by God. and shot at him and hated him. blessings of the deep that couches beneath. The blessings of thy father are mighty beyond the blessings of the 53 . the entire Land of Israel or even the People of Israel. blessings of the breasts and of the womb. with blessings of heaven above.

and oil out of the flinty 54 . and he made him suck honey out of rock.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled eternal mountains. and for the precious fruits brought forth by the sun.” (Deuteronomy 33:24. and he ate of the produce of the fields.” “And of Asher he [Moses] said. the bounties of the everlasting hills. they shall be on the head of Joseph.” And Moses blessed the tribes of the sons of Joseph (Deuteronomy 33:13-17): “And of Joseph he said. for the precious things of heaven. and for the precious things of primordial hills. and for the good will of him that dwelt in the bush. and for the chief things of the ancient mountains. and let him dip his foot in oil. blessed above sons. and its fullness. Let the blessings come upon the head of Joseph. Moses sung (Deuteronomy 32:13): “He made him ride on the high places of the earth. and for the precious things put forth by the moon. and upon the top of the head of him who was separated from his brothers.) Of the Land of Israel. and for the precious things of the earth. for the dew and for the deep that couches beneath. Blessed of the Lord be his land. and on the crown of the head of him that was separated from his brothers. let him be acceptable to his brethren.

They will summon peoples to the mountain and there offer sacrifices of righteousness.Appendices rock. on the treasures hidden in the sand. and you. they will feast on the abundance of the seas. Zebulun. in your tents.” 55 . Issachar. in your going out.” And Moses blessed the tribes of Issachar and Zebulun (Deuteronomy 33:18-19): “About Zebulun he said: Rejoice.

16:17). In November 2008. for worldwide 56 . gave authority to Zion’s Board to transfer a 3% overriding royalty interest to each of two foundations (to be established in the future). the United States and elsewhere in the world. Our shareholders. 27:30.e. In Israel. the Registrar of Charities). In Geneva. both the Articles of Association and Incorporation Certificate were certified by the Registrar of Amutot. in Israel. Deut. (i. in a resolution passed at the 2002 Annual Meeting. Switzerland.Zion’s Charitable Foundations When we are successful in finding commercial quantities of hydrocarbons in Israel. a portion of the revenues from production will go to charities in Israel. two charitable foundations have been established by us (Lev. we established the Bnei Joseph Foundation. For this purpose.

57 . the Republic of Geneva and the Federal government of Switzerland issued a tax ruling providing complete tax exemption for the Foundation. educational and rehabilitative projects in the United States and internationally. the Israeli Petroleum Commissioner formally approved Zion’s transfer of the overriding royalty interests to the respective foundations.Appendices charitable activities. medical. In February 2009. the Swiss Confederation approved the Foundation as an international foundation under the supervision of the federal government. In June 2009. charitable. the articles of incorporation were executed and filed by the Swiss Notary in the Commercial Registrar in Geneva and in November 2008. we assigned both (i) a 3% overriding royalty interest to the Bnei Joseph Foundation (in Israel) and (ii) a 3% overriding royalty interest to the Abraham Foundation (in Switzerland). religious. In December 2008. we established the Abraham Foundation. In June 2008. The general application of the funds will be to support projects for the restoration of the land and people of Israel and social.

I believe in what you’re doing.. after attending a service by Jim Spillman. I am a dedicated Christian. I’ve invested in your company and look forward to seeing what God has in store for 58 S .ince Zion Oil had been drilling in Israel John Brown has received hundreds of letters and phone calls from well wishers.. . Your company and the country of Israel will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. and believe that the discovery of oil in Israel will play an extensive role in the end times and the fulfillment of scripture. T. I have followed the efforts closely for many years. my father has been telling me about the visions of oil exploration in Israel. Just wanted to let you know. Sincerely. fans and lovers of Israel. and was extremely excited after learning of Zion. N. Subject: oil and wine Hi John. Below is a small sample: Subject: FW: getting involved with Zion To whom it may concern: Since 1983.

and bringing this back to Zion and having already had invested with you and your Asher license is very interesting. to say the least! I believe God has great plans for both Zion Oil and my baby boy! Take care and God bless. that of the petroleum kind. K. with a strong inclination of the name Gabriel after the message. One other thing. Recently at a ministry meeting we were discussing the End Times and 59 . I liked it and we went with it! Knowing his name means ‘blessing and happy’ is great. I was reading a few names to my wife and she really liked Asher. You know that Gabriel announced Jesus coming to Mary. Thursday morning I’ll be a father for the first time! My son’s name is Gabriel Asher Kyle! 3 years ago I got an inspired message from God about having a son. J. I’ve studied this based on your work and that outlined in the Great Treasure Hunt. Regarding Asher ...Appendices you and your company! The Bible does seem to mention oil in various places... Subject: Oil Blessings Hello Brother John: It feels funny sending you an e-mail where we don’t know each other at all. so knowing that it came from one of the 12 tribes of Israel. and John the Baptist to Zacharius.

J. we are held to a higher standard following and obeying the Lord. Words cannot describe the leap of joy of the Holy Spirit within me as I beheld your vision and 60 . I believe the Lord directs our steps and I have faith in His outcome for my life.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled God’s plan for Israel.C.U. Being unemployed recently and having limited finances and no leads for employment. As you mention on your video. I was interested in what Gods Word spoke about this blessing and oil as it relates to the blessings spoke about in Gods Word. I was so deeply touched by the kindness of your wonderful staff that I met while attending the C. I recently started my own business to help companies improve quality and follow standards. One of the Christian Brothers shared your testimony and talked about Zion Oil & Gas. Conference. Subject: Thanks and Blessings to Zion Oil Dear Brittany (John Brown’s assistant).F. God Bless R. To my encouragement I saw something that would change my thinking about today and what will happen tomorrow. Thank you again for following the Lords direction and stepping out in faith. I took a step of faith and purchased five shares of Zion Oil & Gas and as finances are available I will purchase five shares each month.I. Washington D.

Appendices great work you are doing for our beloved Israel and the God of Abraham. It was nice to see that God had put the same thing on many other hearts. and that you all were actually putting legs on the thing. bless Zion Oil’s efforts. ministry and family. C. Before I had gone to Washington. R. This was before I discovered what you all were doing at the CUFI Wash D. It’s nice to have confirmation to let you know that you are not that crazy after all. May God Bless you as you dip your foot in oil and receive the blessings of the deep as you strike oil to the glory of the Lord. Please let me know if there is still the availability of giving offerings/investments at an affordable rate that I could consider participating in to bless Israel. 61 . and to bless Israel. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. I believed that God was going to bless Israel with more oil than any nation. to the credit of God’s Word. and by the grace of God bring blessing to our church. . We truly appreciate your work in the Lord. I had told my wife that in my heart.You don’t know what it meant to us to hear that you all were going to get the oil for God and Israel. I was so melted as they handed me a signed copy of the book as a token to me. We are all rooting for you with prayers and faith. and I couldn’t put my finger on it but that it was so real to me.C.

For more information and to follow the making of “A Question of Faith” go to: www. the vision of John Brown. the mission of Zion Oil & Gas .com) to be released early in 2011.com 62 .truepotentialmedia.a sixty minute documentary produced by True Potential Media (www.faith-documentary.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled “A Question of Faith” The prophecy of oil for Israel.

and the word of HASHEM from Jerusalem. to the Temple of the God of Jacob. For from Zion will the Torah come forth. they can show their support for Israel and stand united against all forms of theological.let us walk by the light of HASHEM! (Isaiah 2:5) Come let us go up to the Mountain of HASHEM. Isaiah 2:3 63 . as well as on the Jewish people. together. Anti-Semitism is an assault on G-d. and He will teach us of His Ways and we will walk in His paths. cultural and political anti-Semitism.JEWS AND CHRISTIANS UNITED FOR ISRAELTM THE MISSION STATEMENT The purpose of JEWS AND CHRISTIANS UNITED FOR ISRAEL (the “Association”) is to provide both Jews and Christians with an association through which. SCRIPTURAL FOUNDATION Jews and Christians – come .

The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled Let not the foreigner. Who gathers in the dispersed of Israel: I shall gather to him even more than those already gathered to him. . “HASHEM will utterly separate me from His people.a message to the world that the G-d of Abraham. HASHEM/ELOHIM. and grasp My covenant tightly – I will bring them to My holy mountain. The word of my Lord. Isaac and Jacob is and the covenants with Israel and the Jewish people are eternal and have never been set aside. The Association will shout out that its blessings are flowing from the G-d of Abraham. 64 . SPIRITUAL MESSAGE This Association will carry a message -. And the foreigners who join themselves to HASHEM to serve Him and to love the Name of HASHEM to become servants unto Him. all who guard the Sabbath against desecration. (Exiled Jews and many gentiles will rally to the Messiah) (Isaiah 56: 3-8). saying. for My House will be called a house of prayer for all the people.”. and I will gladden them in My house of prayer. who has joined himself to HASHEM. speak. their elevationofferings and their feast-offerings will find favor on My Altar.

and there is another rising tide of anti-Semitism around the world.Appendices For the times are always difficult for Israel. The new code word for anti-Semitism is antiZionism. or withering away of the Jewish people and Judaism. The Association must do everything that it can to make Israel strong and deliver the message that we not stand for anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism. assimilation. Anti-Semitism was and is deeply imbedded in Christian Church doctrine and tradition based upon the chosen people being no longer “Israel” but the Church. as well as on the Jewish people. Anti-Semitism is an assault on G-d. the primary question for the Christian church is where it stands on the survival of the Jewish people and Judaism. If Christians want to understand the very 65 . According to Franklin H. With Christian anti-Semitism based upon the superseding or displacement myth of the Jewish people. who has many enemies. Littell in The Crucifixion of the Jews: The Failure of Christians to Understand the Jewish Experience. the restored Israel and the continued existence of the Jewish people are a substantial refutation of the traditional Christian myth about the eventual annihilation.

Christians need to recognize that their mission of preparing for the coming of the Kingdom of G-d is shared with the Jewish people and the Jewish people have their own fulfillment in faithfulness to the divine covenant promised by G-d in Genesis. he will kill mothers and their children in each other’s presence. Biblical Portraits and Legends lamented who among the Christian community actually studies the Word of G-d in which he said. And this was how he addressed God: In Your Book. Elie Wiesel has commented that “Auschwitz represented a failure. a defeat for 2. This law shall not be observed by the enemy.000 years of Christian civilization. they need to understand what should be their relationship and understanding of the Jewish people. In Jacob’s vision of the future.” Wiesel in Messengers of God. it is written that one may not slaughter an animal and her young on the same day.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled foundations of their religion. and modern Judaism. G-d’s witnesses on earth. he wept together with his persecuted descendants. I shall simply ask You to tell me who will study it. 66 . I shall not ask You who will observe Your Law.

Judea and Ruth Pearl in I Am Jewish. such decisions can only come from faith and trust in G-d. at the side of an out-of-the way railroad station. Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl said that to be Jewish is to be part of a four-thousand year old community of memory that recognizes what we owe to those who have come before us. study the same Torah. Knowing of the fate to which these decisions may threaten their family and of how little the world really cares. There are those who have seen it. speak the same aboriginal language. Such was the nature of the dread our ancestor Jacob must have felt. The Jewish people are the only people in the world today who still inhabit the same land. The Christian community does not realize that instead of choosing to assimilate at all costs because of anti-Semitism. embrace the same religion. and hear the same 67 .Appendices In his dream Jacob saw a ladder whose top reached into heaven. climbing toward the clouds on fire. Hebrew. It still exists. And an entire people [were] climbing. Jewish people worldwide continue to renew and intensify their Jewish life and to raise Jewish children. somewhere in Poland.

the proper mission of the Christian church to the Jewish people would be to help Israel to be what it is in the covenant by G-d’s election and to help it perform its mission. then it is to be. They see no purpose in Christian dialogue with the Jewish people. unless the Jews want to accept the Christian message of salvation. Israel lives! Judaism lives! Many evangelical churches still preach a modified form of replacement theology. Israel. The Jewish people live. as they did 3. van Buren. To the people who say show me proof that G-d exists. has stated that if the Christian church is faithful to G-d and His covenant with His people.500 years ago. If there is another Holocaust. Paul M. I say look to G-d’s witnesses on earth. Israel’s mission to the world and the Association’s guiding mission to the world should 68 . in which they claim that the world is now in the time of the Church and G-d has set aside the Jews.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled name. A leading theologian of Christian-Jewish dialogue. look at the history of the Jewish people after two thousand years of persecution and the Holocaust and you will see proof that G-d exists.

loved and appointed Abraham in order that he commands his children and household after him to observe the way of the Lord. Genesis 18: 18-19. I have known. By pursuing Israel’s mission. we must through our decisions radiate this compassionate righteousness [tzedaka] and moral justice [mishpat] that shows that we are pursuing Israel’s mission to the world through the Association. And this is the spiritual message that the Association must deliver. This is why G-d promised to make of Abraham a great and powerful nation through whom all the nations of the earth would be blessed. which is to do compassionate righteousness [tzedaka] and moral justice [mishpat]. Wistrich has said that Hitlerism did not die in April 1945 nor was Auschwitz truly “liberated.” but this “culture of hatred” has been ignited across the Arab-Muslim world.the two virtues which were the basis for Abraham’s initial election by G-d. Radical Islam has picked up the torch of anti-Semitism from the Nazis and Professor Robert S.tzedaka u-mishpat . Israel and the world will be blessed. For radical Islam is not about the territorial or 69 . As the natural and spiritual children of Abraham.Appendices be the same .

Tenth Impress.com Note: the above discussions and message are derived from Mr. but about the spirit of Nazi ideology in exterminating the Jews. which shall be dedicated to the Brauman family of shoah victims honored at Yad Vashem. van Brauman Jews and Christians United For Israel 5646 Milton Street. Suite 940 Dallas. the Torah/Prophets/Writings: the Twenty-Four Books of the Bible. Texas 75206 (214) 914-2018 mmvanbrauman@tx. All citations to the Bible are to the Stone Edition of The Tanach.rr. 2007). Ltd. Brooklyn: Mesorah Publications. (2nd ed. 70 . Martin M.The Oil of Israel: Prophecy Being Fulfilled national issue of the Israeli-Palestine conflict. van Brauman’s upcoming book entitled Picking Up the Cross of Jewish Crucifixion: My Discovery of Being a “Remnant” of the Natural Branch of Abraham.

the scriptures contain Paul’s Prayers for Israel and that salvation is open to both the Jew and Gentiles. Brown Founder. Jews and Christians United for Israel 71 . and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob”. In Romans Chapters 10 & 11. It clearly states that a remnant of Israel will be saved by an Election of Grace and that G-d himself caused a spiritual blindness to fall on the rest. until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in” and in verse 26 “and so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written. you will see that G-d has a plan for Israel and the Jews in Verse 25 “for I would not. they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election.Appendices Dear Friends of Zion. “O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments. and his ways past finding out!” (Romans 11:33-36) John M. but until then we are warned in verse 28 “as concerning the gospel. there shall come out of Zion the deliverer. they are beloved for the fathers sake”. On the following page (72) is a copy of my personal testimony. that the blindness in part is happened to Israel. If you will read chapter 11 very carefully. lest ye should be wise in your own conceits. brethren that ye should be ignorant of this mystery. And we Gentile believers are warned by G-d to not boast against them (Romans 10:11-15).

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explores for oil and gas on two onshore petroleum exploration licenses (the Joseph license and the Asher-Menashe license) covering approximately 162. including the drilling of further wells and the successful establishment of a drilling subsidiary. helping Israel to become more independent. Dr. the Ma’anit-Rehoboth #2. which is listed on the NASDAQ exchange (trading symbol ZN). so as to better under- If you want to see the latest news regarding Zion.not shown). Drilling operations are planned to test the Permian geological formation and are expected to last approximately six months. a man of deep Christian faith. Eliezer Kashai. After drilling. are forward-looking statements as defined in the “Safe Harbor’’ provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.ZION OIL & GAS. in our Joseph License area. e company. the drilling rig moved northwards. following unsuccessful efforts to retrieve ff fforts a stuck pipe.500 feet. we had drilled the Elijah #3 well to a depth of 10.000 feet to 15. In October 2009.000 miles. was drilled to a depth of 17. Zion drilled the Ma’anit #1 well on the Ma’anit structure in the Joseph license area and shows of hydrocarbons were recorded from 12. e well is on a ten thousand acre structure and has targets in both the Triassic and the Permian geological layers. Zion also has a 165. By early February 2010. during swabbing operations. to our Asher-Menashe license. In 2005. is new second well. the well was abandoned in June 2007.750 feet.500 feet northeast of the present location. Left to Right: Mr. Zion’s Technical Committee (Bill Ottaviani. 2009 In May 2009. establish a drilling subsidiary company. many of which are 78 . By the end of September 2010. stand the geology of our exploration areas. including statements regarding Zion’s planned operations. we were drilling at a depth of 4. We have recently acquired additional field seismic data intended to resolve certain questions regarding the geology of the area surrounding the Elijah #3 well. potential results thereof and potential effects of those results. we re-entered the wellbore of the old Ma’anit #1 well and then ‘sidetracked’ (drilled directionally) to a distance approximately 2. uncertainties and other unpredictable factors.zionoil. Dr. These forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that are subject to significant known and unknown risks. so Zion’s total petroleum rights exploration area is over 325. The Future We plan to complete the drilling of the Ma’anit-Joseph #3 well.913 feet. but today it is also based on hard science. Due to mechanical problems. Zion’s geological team has gathered information from all of the wells drilled in Israel and compiled a country-wide seismic database consisting of 219 seismic sections totaling 2. to drill our Elijah #3 well. a small quantity of crude oil was retrieved. Forrest Garb Faith & Science In the beginning. both economically and politically. Zion operated by faith alone. complete the drilling of the Elijah #3 well. Victor Carrillo (Chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission).com FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: Statements in this communication that are not historical fact. please visit our website at www. carry out further scientific investigation work in the field and implement our multi-well drilling program just as fast as practicable.000 acres. Zion’s President and COO .000 acres between Tel Aviv and Haifa. the calling of Zion Oil & Gas was to assist in the restoration of the Land of Israel by finding oil and gas. INC. Hal Lindsey visits Zion’s Ma'anit drill site in Northern Israel 2010 Pastor John Hagee with Zion CEO. Yehezkel Druckman and Mr. A special company with a special task in a special country Background Zion Oil & Gas was formed in 2000 by John Brown.938 feet and temporarily suspended drilling operations In August 2010. in Jerusalem Vision From the beginning. we began drilling the Ma’anit-Joseph #3 well.000 acre permit area (the IssacharZebulun Permit Area). Richard Rinberg.

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