UConn RUF

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By: Lucas Dourado

Podcast from large group gatherings of Reformed University Fellowship on the UConn campus. Unless otherwise noted, all sermons are from Rev. Lucas Dourado, RUF campus minister at UConn.

Acts 1 - He Ascended Into Heaven
02/25/2021

Jesus' ascension and session at the right hand of the Father


Luke 24 - The Third Day He Rose
02/23/2021

Jesus is alive, and what that means for His people and His world.


Luke 23 - Suffered, Crucified, Died, Buried, Descended
02/15/2021

Jesus's suffering and death on behalf of sinners


Luke 1:26-38 - Conceived by the Spirit, Born of the Virgin
02/04/2021

The significance of Jesus's virgin birth


Hebrews 1:1-4 - Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord
01/28/2021

We look at Jesus as the Christ, the second person of the trinity, the Lord.


Psalm 8 - God the Father Almighty, Maker of Heaven and Earth
01/21/2021

We begin our series on the Apostles' Creed thinking through who God the Father is and what He's like, and what that means for us.


Matt 7:21-29 - The Solid Rock
11/19/2020

Jesus gives the bottom line: He is the Solid Rock.


Matt 7:13-20 - Two Ways
11/19/2020

As Jesus begins to wrap up the Sermon on the Mount, He leaves us with two choices.


Matt 7:1-5; 12 - Don't Judge
11/05/2020

Jesus teaches on the folly of judging others.


Matt 6:19-34 - Anxiety: Jesus and Your Future
10/29/2020

Jesus warns His disciples about putting their trust in treasures on earth and instead urges them to seek first His Kingdom.


Matt 6:1-13 - Prayer
10/22/2020

Jesus teaches His disciples how to pray.


Matt 5:38-48 - Loving Our Enemies
10/15/2020

Jesus's most challenging teaching in the sermon on the mount about active love for enemies.


Matt 5:31-37 - Integrity
10/08/2020

Jesus continue to show the depth of the law by discussing divorce and oaths.


Matt 5:27-30 - Lust
10/03/2020

As he continues his discussion about the heart, Jesus addresses the topic of lust.


Matt 5:17-26 - Fulfilling the Law
09/24/2020

Jesus explains that He is all about the law, and gives the example of anger and murder to explain what He means.


Matt 5:13-16 - Salt and Light
09/17/2020

Jesus tells the disciples' their purpose in living out the life of the Kingdom, that others will come to know God and glorify Him.


Matt 5:7-12 - The Upside Down Kingdom part 2
09/10/2020

The second half of Jesus's countercultural beatitudes.


Matt 5:1-6 - The Upside Down Kingdom part 1
09/03/2020

Jesus begins the Sermon on the Mount with his countercultural beatitudes.


Luke 14:12-24 - The Great Banquet (Northeast Zoom RUF)
06/04/2020

We get a big picture of the Kingdom of God through Jesus's parable of the great banquet.


Ephesians 4:17-32 - The New Self
03/16/2020

Paul lays out the implications of the gospel


Ephesians 4:1-16 - Grace for Unity
03/06/2020

Paul discusses the main implication of the gospel: unity.


Jonathan Keller - Ephesians 3:14-21 - Strengthened By Love
02/27/2020

Paul prays that God would strengthen the Ephesians for the mission to which they are called.


Ephesians 3:1-13 - The Surprise of Grace
02/26/2020

Paul lets us in on the surprise of grace that has been revealed to him.


Ephesians 2:11-22 - One in Christ
02/13/2020

Paul reminds the Ephesians of what God is doing and what their story is.


Ephesians 2:1-10 - How Grace Works
02/06/2020

Paul now explains the story of his audience and how they were saved, to show that they were made for greatness.


Ephesians 1:15-23 - That You May Know
01/30/2020

Paul prays for the Ephesians and we get a glimpse into where God is taking us.


Ephesians 1:1-14 - Grace Grace Grace
01/23/2020

At the onset of this letter to the church at Ephesus, Paul is overflowing with the good news of God's grace.


Mark 11:1-11 - The Humble King
11/21/2019

Jesus' triumphal entry shows that He is THE KING and that He is the humble king we need.


Mark 10:35-52 - Greatness
11/21/2019

While the disciples posture for greatness, Jesus and a blind beggar show them the path to greatness.


Mark 10:17-31 - Jesus and Money
11/12/2019

We look at the question "what does God want from you?" through the lens of wealth.


Mark 9:2-10 - Made For Glory
11/05/2019

Through Jesus's transfiguration, we see that we were meant for glory and the secret of entering into glory.


Mark 8:27-38 - The Good Life
10/24/2019

Peter's confession of Christ provides the opportunity to consider the good life and how submission to Jesus is the only way to be free.


Jonathan Keller - Mark 7:24-30 - Jesus Feeds the Puppies
10/17/2019

While Jesus's invitation to a Syrophoenician woman seems harsh, it is transformational.


Mark 6:30-44 - Food for Sheep
10/11/2019

Jesus feeds the 5,000 and in the process gives the disciples freedom to be inadequate, the care of a faithful shepherd, and true rest in His love.


Mark 4:35-41 - Jesus and Storms
10/03/2019

Jesus demonstrates his power over the storm, his purpose for the storm, and his presence in the storm.


Mark 4:1-20 - The Subtle Seed
09/27/2019

Jesus's parable of the sower gives us a key to understanding His work in the world and in our lives.


Mark 2:13-22 - Religion vs. Gospel
09/19/2019

Through his kindness to tax collectors and sinners, Jesus distinguishes how the gospel is something new that cannot just be added on to religion.


Mark 2:1-12 - Connecting to God
09/13/2019

We learn about connecting to God through the account of Jesus healing the paralytic.


Mark 1:14-39 - The Gospel Call
09/05/2019

Jesus calls the first disciples and we learn what it means to follow Jesus and how we can.


Mark 1:1-13 - Why Jesus?
08/29/2019

We examine the account of Jesus's baptism to answer the question of why Jesus is the perfect twist in the story of the world and in our stories.