Author Archives: mtsweat

About mtsweat

Seeking the rest that is only promised and found in Christ Jesus, along with my treasured wife of more than twenty-five years, we seek to grow in our relationship with our Heavenly Father, walk with the Holy Spirit as He moves our hearts, loving others always as Jesus loves us, and carry the news of His glory, the wonderful gospel, that gives light and life where there once was only darkness.

Going Where They Do Not Know His Name

The privilege to travel and minister to the needs of our missionaries serving in the fields of their calling is a biblical and necessary task believers should pray diligently about, and if the Lord leads, do so promptly. We call … Continue reading

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Biting Donald Sterling’s Tongue

We’re assured our nation is better now, but is it possibly a false assurance? The recent saga of Donald Sterling shows us something of this considered façade. Could it be that we continue to harbor a Samaritan disdain even though … Continue reading

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How Are You?

Ephesians 1:3-14 Hello, how are you? I have been asked this question thousands of times and thousands of times the automatically bland response was… “good”.  But “good” isn’t good enough when a forgiven heart is overflowing with thankfulness for the … Continue reading

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Forsaking the Camp

The instruction left by our Lord in way of a Great Commission and a Great Commandment, “Go… everywhere, and love as I have loved.” ~ Jesus What then is it that compels the followers of Jesus to go and love? After all, … Continue reading

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Give Me the Joy

Unfortunately, when many people think of Christianity they think of grumpy old men in three piece suits who sit around with scowls on their faces as they talk about the long list of things they don’t do because they are … Continue reading

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Echoes of Mercy; Whispers of Love

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Grace to you and peace. Ephesians 1 Amazing Grace (Photo credit: Leonard John Matthews) Grace.  Maybe you are familiar with the acrostic that is often used … Continue reading

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Adding the Un to Conditional Grace

We read of Jesus’ encounter with the woman caught in the act of adultery (John 8) and we yearn to struggle to let the text stand for what it is. Jesus declares, “Neither do I condemn you.” The text is a proclamation … Continue reading

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Echoes of Encouragement

Author: CCRagamuffin Echoes. Reflections of sound off of the hard surface of my soul.  Never expect originality from an echo.  These reverberations of encouragement originate from outside my life.  I am only the interface.  The source of the original acoustic … Continue reading

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Thankful Turkeys

Greet every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren who are with me greet you (Philippians 4:21). While we need not linger too long in our making monuments of moments, for our God is ever moving, I am compelled to share … Continue reading

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Finding the Blessing in a Headache

As a child growing up in one of Florida’s rural communities, a lesser favorite memory of mine is the excruciating headaches I seemed plagued to endure. They were so painful that they brought on nausea and even vomiting. Somewhere in … Continue reading

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