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Rattlesnake Attacks Pastor Who Thought Jesus Would 'Save Him'

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A pastor whose father died within seven minutes of being bitten by a snake has himself had to have emergency treatment after suffering the same injury.

Cody Coots asked his congregation to take him to the mountaintop where God would judge whether he lives or dies.

However, a defiant follower takes him to hospital instead where doctors told him the snake came close to severing the temporal artery, which would almost certainly kill him.

Big Cody, who took him to hospital, said: ‘Most people bit in the face are dead in five, ten minutes.

‘I mean, his own daddy got bit in the hand and within seven minutes was dead. ‘

His father Jamie Coots died at the age of 42 when he was bitten by a rattlesnake in 2014 at the same Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus’ Name church in Middlesboro, Kentucky.


The church is inspired by the biblical verse Mark 16:18: ‘They will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them.’

Pastor Cody can be seen with blood all over his shirt befo…