Sermons by Martin Bourcier

Sermons by Martin Bourcier

Grounded in the Word Of God

Martin is back from the summer break and has a key message today. Do you feel like you are further from God than you used to be? Martin says it’s a common feeling but not the way it should be, or the bible says. Using Romans 1:21 he looks at four attributes that lead to deeper intimacy and knowledge of God throughout our Christian Lives. Order intro Romans 1:21 and the four negatives Glorify God Thankfulness Imagination A good heart…
Why was Paul so happy and full of joy? What gave him such joy

Paul’s Secret To Happiness

Today Martin continued our summer sermon series after last week’s look at the gospel Paul preached. Martin invites us to look at why on earth Paul was so happy. From a worldly perspective, he was often in bad situations, it’s not plain sailing along the way. And yet, he often talks about joy. So what was Paul’s secret to happiness and what can we learn from it. Order We’re in a crisis of happiness Paul Knew what God was calling…
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The True Gospel (According to the Apostle Paul)

The summer means the start of a mini-series from Martin. Today Martin kicks things off by looking at the what was the Gospel that Paul preached. It’s important to understand as it is vital for understanding the whole Bible. So Martin starts by looking at what a “Gospel” even is before diving into Paul’s Gospel message. Outline What does “Gospel” mean? And What other Gospels were around at the time? The importance of understanding the Gospel Righteousness by faith doesn’t…

Children and Servants

Our series in Ephesians continues with Paul continuing to talk about the christian household. This time it’s children and parents (not husbands and wives) and then he continues to look at slaves and masters. Martin is preaching and looks at how we should apply these verses today for us who aren’t slaves. Order What is the worldly view of Childcare? What Paul means by children The biblical view (raise children and instruct them) Don’t be passive fathers How does slavery…

Marriage: Husbands and Wives

What does biblical Marriage look like? Well luckily Paul passed on some advice in the Book of Ephesians and today Martin goes through Paul’s advice and how it applies not just for married couples but it actually reflects a deeper truth. Bible verse Ephesians 5:21-33

God’s New Temple

Today, Martin is taking us to the most theological part of Ephesians so far. We will pore over images of temples which crop up through the Old and New Testament. Finally, we will get to know all differences between tribes grafted in Christ. order Intro (situation in Ephesus) What we once were What Christ has done for us What we have now become key quote We were Christless, stateless, friendless, hopeless and godless Verses Ephesians 2,11-22 Ephesians 3,10 Isaiah 57,19…

Being Rich in Christ

Martin continues our sermon series looking at Ephesians by looking at Paul’s prayer in Ephesians 1:15-23. The key aspect of the prayer is Paul’s wish for the church to grow deeper in their riches in Christ. But what exactly does that mean and how does that even happen? Well have a listen. Outline intro recap of the book of Ephesians Paul wasn’t writing because the church was in trouble Start with thanksgiving Paul Prays for more wisdom and revelation…but isn’t…

Money

Today Martin preached on the topic of Money. Money is an important topic, as it can have a big impact on us and yet, we can also get it so wrong and lead to such a negative impact on other christians. So what is a healthy perspective on money? One that isn’t manipulative but instead seeks to use money for God’s kingdom. Key Quote How we spend our money and our time has as much to do with the kingdom…