Some of the miracles of Jesus in the Bible ought
to come with a disclaimer – “Don’t try this at
A 35-year-old pastor in Gabon, Franck Kabele, has
died while trying to take after Jesus in the Bible.
Reports claim that Kabele told his congregation
that he was capable of reenacting the same
miracles of Jesus Christ
in the Bible. He decided to make it clear through
way of demonstration on Gabon’s beach in the
capital city of Libreville.
Using Matthew 14:22-33 as reference, Kabele said
that he received a revelation which told him that
withenough faith he could achieve what Jesus did
Eyewitnesses say that Kabele took his
congregation out to the beach. He told them that
he would cross the Kombo estuary by foot, which
is normally a 20-minute boat ride.
Sadly by the second step into the water,
Kabele found himself completely submerged. He
This is not the first incident of this nature in Africa.
At Ibadan zoo in south-west Nigeria, a self-
proclaimed prophet claimed to be able to do what
the Daniel of the bible did by walking into a den
full of lions. Though he was warned numerous
times by zoo keepers, the prophet thought of them
as nothing more than enemies
of progress. The prophet, with a crowd of
people watching, put on a long red robe and
proceeded to enter the cage full of lions. HE was
ripped apart from flesh to bone within seconds of
entrance into the lions’