Snake Salvation: A Family Tradition
Pastor Jamie Coots carries on the family legacy of snake handling.
Just because it is written in the Bible does not mean we are to go out an do it all the time. When satin tempted Jesus in the wilderness, he carried Him up to a high place and told Him to cast Himself to the ground, siting that God had given the angles charge over Him lest He were to dash His foot upon a stone, what was Jesus's responce to him. You should not put God to a foolish test. I feel that is what our snake preachers are doing. I believe if it had been them in the wilderness, they would have jump. If what they believe were true, there would not be as many deaths as there has been. I also am a believer in Jesus, but, I have no desire to play with snakes and I do not believe it is Gods command for them to do it.