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‘The Sabbath is on Saturday not Sunday’

October 1, 2015 14:24

The incredible story of the Zion Torah Center in India’s ‘Tur meric City.’

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Members of the Zion Torah Center hold traditional Jewish wedding ceremonies. (photo credit:SAMUEL AND ANN DEVASAHAYAM)

Indian Pastor Samuel Devasahayam of the Zion Gospel Church was devastated: his elder sister Sheela, a Mother Teresa-like figure who had devoted her life to serving those in need, had died at the age of 60 and the entire city of Erode – close to 7,000 people – had come out for the funeral.

All 3,000 of Samuel’s own community were in attendance as well, and the pastor knew he had to deliver the sermon of his life.


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