Recently a pastor in Gabon tried to do what Jesus did and it ended tragically.
In the history of man, only one person is reported to have walked on water and that is Jesus Christ.
Unfortunately, Pastor Franck Kabele decided to demonstrate this constant preaching to his congregation in the capital city of Libreville, that he too could do what Jesus did while on earth.
The 35-year-old pastor marched his congregation to a Gabon beach side. While referencing Matthew 14:22 – 33, Kabele said he had received a revelation which told him that with enough faith, he could achieve what Jesus was able to do too.
According to eye-witness reports, he told his congregation to watch him as he crossed the Kombo estuary by foot, a journey which takes 20 minutes by boat.
Sadly, as he stepped into the water, Kabele sunk with each step and was soon submerged. He drowned before his terrified congregation.
This incident leaves one wondering if there was nobody among them who could swim who could have jumped in and rescued their pastor. Or could it be a case of fear for the man of God and not wanting to interferre in the ”miracle” of God? Or did they think he was still making the journey underwater?
Nobody knows. But this is not the first time a pastor would attempt to demonstrate his divine powers. At Ibadan Zoo, in 2013, a self-proclaimed Prophet claimed that he would do what Daniel did by shutting the mouth of the lions. And he walked into a den full of lions against the repeated advice of the zoo keepers.
NG Newspapers reports that the ‘prophet’ called the zoo keepers enemies of progress and in front of a watching crowd, he entered the cage full lions in a long red robe.
Within seconds, the lions tore the ‘prophet’ into pieces and ate him up.