According to new report a pastor killed by shooters in India got threats to his life unless he stopped preaching the Christian gospel. As indicated by his son, Pastor Sultan Masih got dangers from armed forces on account of his proclaiming. Pastor Masih kept preaching in spite of the risk to his life and on July 14 he was shot and killed.
Attacks on Christians by extremist group in India have drastically expanded lately. In 2016, ICC recorded more than 360 attacks on Christians. Up until this point, 2017 has demonstrated a proceeded with heightening in against Christian savagery.
Pastor Sultan Masih was allegedly shot in the leg, face, and chest by two shooters on a motorbike while talking on the telephone outside the Temple of God Church in Ludhiana. Alisha Masih, 22, who is right now a learner minister, said his dad was informed that he would be executed in the event that he kept on evangelizing in India, the Express transferred.
“Our father was a courageous man and he was never afraid to die for Jesus,” Alisha said of his slain father. “He has put the same zeal in us. Our family will continue to serve God.”
In May, Alisha said a group of men approached his father after their church’s anniversary celebration and asked him where he got the money used in the event. They also inquired if they would get money for converting, but the pastor turned them down and said he would only accept those who truly believe in Jesus. As for the phone call Pastor Masih received right before he was killed, Alisha said they do not know if it had anything to do with the crime. However, he is sure that the perpetrators were watching his father closely because “they waited for the time until he was alone.”