Ghanaian pastor, Mensah Otabil has berated Christians who are in the habit of ”tapping” into other Christians’ grace.
Speaking at a church event recently, Pastor Otabil stated that it is unbiblical to do so as the grace of God is available for all Christians to access and that it is unwise to tap grace from a pastor and not from the source of the grace.
”These days I hear things from some Christians and it hurts me. My heart is wounded. People say things to me like ”Pastor, I want to tap into your grace. Sometimes they come and hold your feet. I say ”Are you crazy?”. What is wrong with you? My grace? Where did you read it in the bible? My Grace? It is the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.
How we can read the bible and still be foolish I don’t get it. It is not as if the bible is a secret document. It’s there. Written plain white. And then you will say you are coming to tap into my grace. Me Mensah Otabil? Are you mad?
I live by the grace of God. If you have to tap into grace, commensensically go to the source. What’s wrong with your head. If you need grace, go to the giver of grace.” he said