I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. (Matt. 5:44)Clary was eventually moved by the love that Watts showed, and left the Klan, converting to Christianity; he no travels the States and various other countries telling his story, and more importantly, telling the story of the one who died to set him free. Here is a video where Clary tells some of the stories about Rev. Watts.
Saturday, August 29, 2009
The power of grace
As the leader of the KKK, Johnny Lee Clary had dealings with an African-American pastor, Rev. Wade Watts, over a number of years. Rev. Watts never retaliated and never became angry with Clary, but declared and emulated the love of God for sinners.