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REMOVE THE HATE -- BE PURE


"And so Jesus also suffered outside the city gate to make the people holy through his own blood (Hebrews 13:2)."


Three years ago, Chris Simpson led a white pride march. Two years ago, he abandoned the white supremacist movement. This past April (2012), he was baptized.


Chris, a 38-year-old garbage man and former Marine had the words "PURE HATE" tattooed across his knuckles.


After the loss of his first child, Simpson had a lot of hatred and anger built up inside. The white pride movement gave Simpson a place to direct his anger and frustration—at people of other races.


After he and his family watched the movie “Courageous,” he began attending church. One month later he was baptized as a follower of Jesus Christ.


"Any kind of burdens I carried before, I let them go." Simpson said, "There’s no need to carry things that happen in the past. I forgave all those who wronged me and asked forgiveness from those that I have wronged."


Simpson has left hate behind. He’s even going through the Freedom Ink Tattoo removal program too -- starting with the word HATE.



(Source: Aaron Aupperlee, "Former White Supremacist Sheds Hate and Embraces Christianity," The Washington Post {7-2-12})

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