June Newsletter

The Greatest Sermon

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November 1, 2020 Chapel by the Sea Worship via Zoom Matthew 5:1-12 A sermon byThe Rev. Dr. Flatley These nine blessings or beatitudes begin what has come to be known as the Sermon on the Mount. It’s also known as the Greatest Sermon. Not my greatest sermon but Jesus’ Greatest Sermon. A wise preacher, Chuck Smith, the founder of Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa where we used to live was asked. “Chuck, how long does it take you to...

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Overturning, Turning, Returning

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September 27, 2020 Chapel by the Sea Worship via Zoom Lectionary Text: Matthew 21:23-32 A sermon by The Rev. Dr. Flatley We continue our journey with Matthew’s gospel in Chapter 21:23-32. This chapter begins with Jesus entering the city on a donkey (familiar to us as Palm Sunday which we celebrated at home waving our eco-friendly palm fronds on computer screens). Jesus then entered the temple and overturned the tables of the moneychangers...

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“The last shall be first”

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September 20, 2020 Chapel by the Sea Worship via Zoom Lectionary Text: Matthew 20:1-16 Generosity, Grace, Green-eyed monster A sermon by The Rev. Dr. Flatley Our focus text today is directed at the 12 disciples and by extension through the Holy Spirit to us as well. Jesus is answering a question from the previous chapter, when the disciples ask, “What’s in it for me? What will my reward be?” In the chapter which follows they...

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