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Amen!!! God bless this man!! So profound, true, and right. HALLELUJAH!!! Beautiful testimony of revelation and redemption. Thank You Lord for Your grace and mercy! Continue to bless this man with the Holy Spirit and the gift of discernment! Lord continue to bless His heart, mind, soul, spirit, and body with Your strength for Your Power is made perfect in our weaknesses. Lord YOU ARE faithful to complete the good work you began. Lord continue to break our hearts for what breaks yours and give us clean and pure hearts. Lord continue your mighty plan in this man's life abiding in You, the Vine (John 15) may he produce much fruit until the day Jesus comes back for us or until this brother goes home to be with You Father for eternity! Glory to the King of kings and Lord of lords! Glory to the God of salvation who made a way for us when there is no other way. Jesus you are the truth, life, and the way! The only way! Pour out and lavish Your love Jesus and Father God on this man and continue to grow him deeply rooted in your Word and righteousness like a mighty oak tree. Overflow him with rushing rivers of the Holy Spirit and Your mighty strong love. In Jesus name, amen! HALLELUJAH GLORY TO YOUR NAME KING JESUS!!!! Isaiah 61
So why does he have to be alone? Why can't he meet a woman?
How can anyone think that man's institutions would every tech against sin?, the wisdom of this world is foolishness to the Most High. And I find it sad that many of my people who NEED the Most High more than any nation on this earth could ever be an Athiest. mANY OF US ARE BROUGHT UP WITH BELIEVING IN THE CREATOR OF THE WORLDS AND EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD THAT IS BEAUTIFUL HOLY AND WONDERFUL. But as soon as our people go to the heathen's institutions they began to doubt the Most High and his very existence.
LOOOVVVEE HIS TESTIMONY SO MUCH. THE BRAVERY OF TRUTH.I think I use to see him I The Rachael Zoe Reality show some years back. This is amazing
Deny yourself is too hard for a lot of people, fall in love with Jesus and the choice is easy
Jesus is my identity🙌🏻❤️🙏😇
Its hard but it takes work. What is working for me is I had to stop associating ….as I was seeking the lord .. Then intense worship personal relationship with the Lord and attending services at the church. I volunteer as an usher meet with others and go at it fully u have myndays but little by little my urges are fading so it takes alot of work on your part. Going to church on Sunday or reading the bible hear and there will not do it. Dig in and prepare dor the battle. There will be times of loneliness but the more you fellowship and stay active that will change. As with any transformation there is work. You will get exhausted but dont give up.
Amen, when he explained to his friend that when he became saved, he couldn't go against his new nature.. that was awesome. So eloquently put. So many unbelievers think ..uf you're saved, then you can do what you want?! False. We must be born again. That is when you still have free will but have turned it over to the Lord. Not MY WILL but THY WILL Oh Lord Jesus. True repentance is turning from those things that tempt you. Seeing the error of your ways. We all are a work in progress but when you have the Holy Spirit dwelling within you, He will strengthen you in your obedience. This blessed me today. Be encouraged brother. As Esther was told, you have been appointed for such a time as this. You will be used by the Lord to speak to those struggling and suffering with the same sin. God bless you!!!!
Thank God for using this man to tell the world the truth! So inspired and touched by his testimony. May God continue to use him for his greater glory! Truly God is faithful and he is a good good father!
Such courage! Love it.
What a beautiful testimony.
Amazing and inspiring.
You have to be non gay,not identify yourself as your sexuality does not matter,it matters to God,as he created male and female to fill the world with more humans.You answer should be you are straight because period
Praying for this fellow believer in Christ to stay strong every day. Always. 👏👏👏
Just saying, there are Christian Catholics. Augustine, who he quotes in the beginning, is a Doctor of the Catholic church.
You sir is the Paul of my days I'm deeply blessed by your testimony and everything you were saying went straight to my soul and awakening it. I'm 1000% sure this kind of drastic change doesn't come from slamming bible verses instead from the holy spirit himself. I'm encourage to proactively praying for my family and friends including homosexual to come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior May God continue to bless you keep you, make his face to shine upon you and strengthen you in your every day life.Thank you and I love you
Stop saying "um". Be convicted by your testimony. You say UM over 50 times.
My brother you have a very powerful testimony may God continue using you as you continue to be obedient to Him. You have done what many persons male and female like you have failed to do. Many make the mistake of trying to "get straight" by getting married to the opposite sex without having submitted them self to God's process of "straightening" them out first.Then they make a further mess of their life and that of the other person.
I thought it was "a moot point" not a "mute" point….
God is great!!! I love that he is honest that he still has those feelings, but God…It's all about your obedience. To obey is better than to sacrifice. For me, i'm inclined to eat all kinds of junk, all the time. But, will that be beneficial to my life? No. It will not. The consequences will be great. So, God is able to keep you, no matter what. Some people will never believe that and feels like he's just denying himself. But, you don't know the peace in his heart. God has filled his heart and is able to keep him.
"I am to be obedient to His Word". That's so awesome.
Thank you for all your words and your courage and for using your story to help others.
Becket's testimony gives me hope for my loved ones. Thank you Jesus.
It's an issue, or stumbling block called FALSE PRIDE. The thing that caused Lucifer to become satan.
Christians, times have changed. God haters have made sport for all of these years getting us riled up on the internet. My cousin used to be a satanist. He also said he was an atheists. Go figure. He said he got saved. He told me that his number one goal in life was to cause Christians to lose their salvation. He enjoyed the internet debates and arguing with Christians. I feel like we don't have that kind of time anymore. Please be led by the Holy Spirit who you should even talk to. Sometimes, demon spirits are talking through people and we know demon spirits can't be saved. We need to REALLY pray for these lost people, and only engage with them if the Lord leads us to.
If Beckett was run over by a truck before he had a chance to repent would god forgive him?
Biola University, what a ludicrous crap hole. Most sane people would be embarrassed to have any association with it.This guy is obviously a MORON. Why should there be talk of God at a secular college or any college at all?It's superstitious nonsense from the Bronze and Iron Ages. People then were intensely stupid and ignorant not to mention savage. This doofus is taking direction from people who thought the world was flat and that if you were sick, an effective treatment was to rub your bodies in animal excrement. Great people to take advice from.
AMEN AND AMEN!
At 27:41 is the moment he tells about getting saved, being born again! ❤
God, too, showed me so much mercy and forgiveness in my life that I STILL can't believe it! Praise be to God!
He is ( trying) to imply he is saved like worldly christians.. * they DENY Jesus Christ * by Faith in Jesus Christ and Repentance <–John's Baptism
the Bible says come as you are. don't matter , because Jesus saves. my dear brother.may God bless.
What a powerful testimony
This is a truly transformed life. Transparent. Honest.
All we need is just that one testimony, then God does the rest! – God bless you
Hi, I agree with sharing your experience, butv why walk away from a community that could use good examples! If you go Dance and Drink a Coke or even a Beer, but stay connected to your friends-hoping they will see the light! I know, how friends of mine reaction-they say "Well, that s you" If you CAN really be a Celebate Christian. Is it not a good Idea and grab that A flag-okay-I'm smiling. I want to bring my friends to Christ and Heaven with me! Some start a process! I understand 'being tempted', but -we all are! If you can get yourself speaking gigs in the Community isn't that a Good Thing! We are also told "not to judge one another" and Do Good Works! It's been 18 years for me! PEACE AND god bless!
I mean Peace and GOD BLESS!
Powerful, powerful, brave, intimate and clear testimony.
OMG I love this testimony,I can truly say God is an amazing God,I have a testimony similar to urs my brother,I am having a hard time in the church world,they don't want me to apart of their Church,but thanks be to God I know it's not the building is the church,but us as believer's who is baptized into the mystical body of Jesus Christ our savior, Faith through Christ Jesus I have been blessed with 7 spiritual gifts,so it's hard for me to be apart of the so called church, because of my past life as a prostitute, that's all they can see…n remember, thanks to God for men n women like us..n God bless the ones that r there to encourage n pray with us.. God bless you my brother.
Becket, I am so moved by your story. God is so faithful. He reaches out to us, even if we are light years removed from His plan for us, and draws us to Himself.
Yet another presentation from the ridiculous and totally shitty Biola College. People who believe this shit should be ridiculed and shamed for their mindless acceptance of preposterous ancient beliefs from the Bronze Age.
Wow… I'm listening to this on September 20, 2019, and it's 10 years today that you became a Christian! Such a powerful testimony! Thank you God so much for saving this man.
A good testimony for those who wonder how their affections can change, by Becket Cook, who wrote the book, "Change of Affection"……..
I love Beckett! Thank you, Lord for giving him a conviction of sin and the desire to put it away. And for his heartfelt reaction to your offer of salvation! Thank you for that awesome gift that you offer to us all!
I LOVE this testimony! This is the exact reaction I had when I gave my life to Christ…totally blown away by the fact that I now have eternal life! And that I finally know God and Jesus! I also cry at the thought of it all for all these 26 years since I found Jesus! No matter what sin God has called us out of, the gratefulness we feel for now knowing Jesus and truth and for Jesus paying the price for our sins is so utterly amazing! God bless Beckett as he shares his testimony for others to be inspired by! And it also goes to show that everyone is different in what their deep heartfelt needs are and how they react to the gospel. Because of those Christians having Bible study at the coffee shop, Beckett came to Christ! So, God help us as we just "cast our bread upon the water…for we do not know which will prosper, this or that" Ecclesiastes 11.
He is still a homosexualHe is not attracted to womenHe still has same sex attractionDid he really read the Bible??
44:30 everyone of us needs to pick up our cross and walk. Even as a straight woman believer I need to control my sexual desire, till I get marry. I am just waiting upon the Lord, for what's next. I know people that are many years celibate, just waiting for someone to marry them.
This guy belongs in a beautiful, monogamous marriage with another beautiful guy which has been blessed by God. Why he and you all have the idea that there's a problem being gay and Christian, I don't know, but it's an interpretation that was made up of the bible, and not what Jesus taught. His faith is beautiful, but his belief that he's not beautiful the way God made him (gay) is so sad and unnecessary!
That white shirt button made me wonder if he was a priest when I saw the video's thumbnail.
This is even better than WalkAway movement.. this is real Walk Away movement! don't just vote Trump 2020, vote Jesus forever!
Glory to God! Such an amazing testimony! Pause the Lord!
Everyone, Mr. Cadmus has decided to stop "talking" with me and that's okay. Sometimes I write too bluntly. Other times I need to think more deeply about what my prose might suggest to someone who might misinterpret what I intend, what I believe or what emotions I feel about people who feel same-sex attractions. I mean no harm. So my apologies go to him and to anyone else I may have offended. What I'm about to quote may seem to contradict what I've jus said. But I need to quote it because I care deeply about SSA people. If anyone replies angrily, I'll understand because I know I'm writing about an emotionally charged subject.
The illusion of the steady, faithful gay relationship is a trap. It is the first step to promiscuity.This explains findings such as the rapid rise in the number of partners outside steady partnerships; one study says on average 2.5 in the first year, 11 in the sixth year of the partnership;64 it explains that partnered homosexuals are more at risk of contracting a HIV infection than not-partnered,65 and that the number of contacts of partnered men was more than twice that of not-partnered;66 that the suicide risk of homosexual men in official gay ‘marriages’ was eight times that for normally married men;67 and that, while the lifespan of practising homosexual men and women is considerably shorter than that of the rest of the population (as much as 10-15 years), partnered or ‘married’ gays and lesbians in Denmark are likely to die even younger.68
van den Aardweg, Gerard. Science says NO!: The Gay 'Marriage' Deception . Lumen Fidei Press. Kindle Edition.
If anything has been amply documented, it is the enormous promiscuity of men who have adopted the gay lifestyle. A steady relationship does not weaken, rather invigorates compulsive partner seeking. For instance, sociology professor Dannecker reported 25 years ago that in the year preceding his published inquiry, the average number of outside contacts for homosexual men with a steady partner was 115, and for those without a steady partner, 45.35 Data like this and the finding in a more recent, large and representative Dutch study that gay men in steady relationships run a higher risk of HIV infection,36 debunk the myth of the faithful gay union, the alleged counterpart of the average faithful and stable marriage.
Here's something Dr. Joseph Nicolosi says about gay sex:
Psychoanalytic theory defines repetition compulsion as the continual re-creating of a past, traumatic incident. Through a symbolic reenactment of the traumatic situation the person unconsciously seeks to gain final victory and to resolve his core injury. And so he recreates “in the here-and-now, the original traumatic failure situation, in the hope that perhaps this time, the outcome will be better” (Stark, 1994a, p. 23). Repetition compulsion contains three elements: 1. Attempt at self-mastery 2. A form of self-punishment 3. Avoidance of the underlying conflict
Nicolosi, Joseph. Shame and Attachment Loss: The Practical Work of Reparative Therapy . Kindle Edition.
Both Dr. van den Aardweg and Dr. Nicolosi are Catholics and Dr. van den Aardweg wrote Hungry Souls, the TAN book about Purgatory. Sadly, though, Dr. Nicolosi died in 2017.
Becket Cook, I just found this video today (in Oct 2019). I love you my brother in Christ! SO appreciate your openness and honesty. Will pray for you, and for others who will find God through you!!
Amen!!!..how lovely to hear this testimony..Jesus loves you and me…
Beautiful testimony, however, it appears you have a total misconception of what Catholicism is all about, By saying that you have been to a Catholic Church but not is Christian church sounds like you are suggesting Catholics are not Christians. Nonetheless, may God continue to use you to correct this general misconception that people are born this way.
Becket I thank you for your courage to accept what God has given you. You are now free to be the best of you. What saddens me is that you were always a Christian for being Catholic is being Christian. You just didn't go dipper than going through the motions. The seed was planted unknowingly through your 12 years in Christian school and that's why you were always seeking for Truth. Praise God you have been found. Saints went through the same struggles and they are models for us as St Paul. Thank you for your testimonial. As Matthew Kelly puts it, "be the best version of your self".
excellent temoignage monsieur
very clever man,god touched his heart so deeply
extremly touching,full of sense of humor,sincere,brilliant
If you are a man and you have a personal relationship with Jesus and Jesus is another man, isn't that a gay relationship?
It is terrible to see how religion will indoctrinate people out of their own identities negating the free will religious people like so much to preach about.
If you have free will, why can't you have a husband as a gay man? You're not violating anyone else's right to exist and nobody is being hurt against their will. If it hurts God's feelings, why can't God show up in person and tell us why they gave us these desires only to punish us for them?
I'm queer. I'm transgender and pansexual yet that is not the only thing that defines me as a person, it is part of my identity but not my entire identity. I'm a person, an individual different from everyone else with some similarities to some people, I enjoy pondering about many topics and identity has been a big one in my life. I cannot allow an ideology to rob me from my freedom of thought, my freedom to be, to exist authentically as myself and to express myself the way I am without calling out anyone who opposes me without a good reason, without a positive purpose for me and all others.
The reason to do, think and believe must be internally consistent and valid when compared to reality.
Independent thought is a great exercise that should never be stifled, but always challenged in order to improve it.
I am straight yet I love hearing testimonies like this. I know lust and how difficult it can be to go against the desires of the flesh. I am amazed and encouraged by God's love for us, for his patience and perseverance. Men and women that come out of this Fallen World that we are subject to and choose God's will for their lives are so inspirational. He is a wonderful example of joy in being obedient.
very challenging with people living in Gay realtionships and also transgender people of faith vecause there are LGBTIQ people of faith but I have been going through some kind of radical change with my thoughts
Your testimony of Jesus Christ confirms the truth of salvation and it gives hope to mothers who pray for their children. Thank you.
The Catholic Church is a christan church!
I am so happy this man found Jesus and is living a God like life!
His testimony is even more convincing because he admits his flaws, that he still struggles with wrong feelings! I'm proud of him!
This video has been such a blessing! To eeeeeeeeeee: the best thing a sinner can do is to CHOOSE to believe GOD makes a difference in our life, and then say out loud to someone you trust, "I'd rather be dead than keep sinning this way". I've applied this many times in my life…from stopping smoking, quitting sugar, to not hating my enemies, and such like, and without fail I've received help from GOD. HE respects that kind of unwavering commitment.
To rather be dead than sin is to tell GOD you want to be "born again" into a "new creature".
I'm not suggesting we consider a suicide attempt. Besides, that doesn't resolve anything, and it only causes more pain and darkness on our earth, albeit, our thoughts of death can lead us to believe we'll be liberated from unbearable pain – the thing is, none of us can say for sure that actually happens..
I'm just suggesting you find a way to say "I'm done with this" and GOD will make the next part of the journey bearable, so we don't have to (like dogs) return to our vomit (our sin) and start eating yet again.
If it seems GOD isnt hearing you, HE could be testing your resolve. At my age, 60's, I can look back and see that sometimes HE helped immediately and sometimes He took HIS time. Either way, I didn't walk alone, Jesus shared my burden, and I know HE will share your burden.
I've prayed for you. May GOD bless you, prosper you in all ways, and make you ready for HIS service.
Amazing! I'm so sorry that happened to u as a child. I often think it's hard to give her things up that I'm used to. You are an inspiration. If you can go out there and do this I'm sure I can probably handle what I'm supposed to do.Thank you for your honesty and humility you shall surely be blessed.
AMEN THANK YOU LORD AND Thank You Becket, I Love you brother and I am not gay… OUR LORD IS AN AWESOME GOD!
Read the Coran.
Great job Becket ! I was confronted by the Holy Spirit 30+ years ago and experienced much of what you shared. I too, was ready for someone to be faithful to me and Jesus was and is The One. Thank you for your candidness and keep sharing the Good News of freedom and joy that Christ offers !
I want hear from God and have faith like Becket Cook! If any believer is reading this, I'd appreciate the prayers.
I thank God for you and your testimony. I am praying for you.
Becket God brought me out of darkness — deep darkness—- from sin — I had lived in sin for so long I was dead inside— but God had mercy on me and opened my mind to His truth
This is a beautiful testimony!
I am more motivated to write my book after seeing this!
Could your life really be as boring as you make it sound…droning on and on…you've made your choice, why not leave others to make theirs. Your arrogance, and delusion, are astounding. Be whatever Hell you like, but leave others alone. Fortunately, you'll turn people away with your dull uninspiration.
I love what he says about the plays being able to "answer the what but they could never answer the why. " That has always been a huge point of interest for me and I've come to know now from God that nothing, not science, not art, not philosophy will ever be able to answer our why questions like God does. "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding." Proverbs 3:5
Being a pervert is different than being homosexual. There are a lot of gay and straight perverts.
I'M GAY AND PROUD AND I LOVE ALL OF YOU BITCHES <3<3
This dude is affiliated with the incomparably moronic Biola University..one of the crappiest schools on the planet. Good luck, moron.He loves to drop names to make himself look important. Is he shocked to find gay men in the fashion industry? Does finding gay men at a shop in Silver Lake surprise him? What a naive dipshit.
It is an empty lifestyle. Your search is for Jesus , He is the only one who can fill the void.
24:30 "When I walked into that auditorium, I consciously took that "identity as a (fill in the blank for what you've built your identity upon) and put it on the shelf. Hey, what do I know?" What a testimony of supernatural intervention!! God still pursues. What wild love!!
"But You, O LORD are good, ready to forgive and plentious in mercy unto all who call upon You" Psalm 86:5
Thank you Mr. Cook for your book and your inspiring story. You have been filled by the Holy Spirit's Grace and your faith in Jesus. I have known a similar kind of faith that have saved me many times in my journey …We do get distracted during different stages in life but we could always come back to Jesus. God's essence within us will rescue us and keeps on leading the path. Some of us could open our consciousness to follow while others could keep on getting distracted. It gets to a point in life when you no longer wants distractions because the connection with Him grows so much that we no longer needs other things but to feel Gods love through Jesus. I am thankful for your story of life. You have proven how all things can be possible in Jesus Christ. A different kind of affection but mostly true love fulfillment in Jesus. 🙏🧡
I think God has chosen him for a reason… it stroked me when he talked about his shift from sexual identity to finding himself … he followed Gods lead by sharing his story. God has spoken to him into his heart and mind. I can feel his passion to serve Him. Thank God as we need more people like him.. His parents are blessed the moment he was born.
Preach it brother. Thank you for sharing your testimony.
A Gay Man's Incredible Story of Redemption:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-B71eyB_Onw
Change of Affection:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwF22ZJKEIE
Not Gay No More!:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqLuHB8vX_A
Breaks Down His Come To Jesus Momenthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v91cp0i35E
doctrine of total depravity? too bad to hear that… out of the frying into the fire.
BECKET COOK – HOW TO MAKE A MILLION ABOUT WRITING A BOOK ABOUT CRAP AND CALL IT "CHRISTIANITY". BECKET, YOU'RE SICK !!!!!!
God loves gays, lesbians, transgender and straight people. God gave his only Son so that we have Life in eternity. Nothing can fill the emptiness but the One who is the life Giver. If you are a person seeking meaning and peace give your life to Jesus Christ. Like now.
I just cried when he said “At that time God was absent in my life”. That just sounded like an extreme expression of absolute loneliness. Then I cried again when he said “sexuality is not my identity. Jesus is my identity”. Powerful testimony. Very powerful. Thank you. God bless you.
Oh my goodness Becket that is just fabulous! You are so fierce
Thank you Becket! Please stay strong. Many are looking up to you in this struggle! We need you to show people that it is possible, it is worth it to give up homosexuality.
Listening to this in 2020….January 5th. Wonderful testimony….To be delivered from ANY SIN is a testimony to the Power of Christ who paid the sin debt on Calvary’s Cross—to set us free—PTL!! Anyone has an update on this Brother in Christ?……Blessings!!
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