40 Episodes

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

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

Luke 24 - The Third Day He Rose

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

Luke 23 - Suffered, Crucified, Died, Buried, Descended

Jesus's suffering and death on behalf of sinners

Luke 1:26-38 - Conceived by the Spirit, Born of the Virgin

The significance of Jesus's virgin birth

Hebrews 1:1-4 - Jesus Christ, His Only Son, Our Lord

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

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

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

Matt 7:13-20 - Two Ways

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

Jesus teaches on the folly of judging others.

Matt 6:19-34 - Anxiety: Jesus and Your Future

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

Jesus teaches His disciples how to pray.

Matt 5:38-48 - Loving Our Enemies

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

Matt 5:31-37 - Integrity

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

Matt 5:27-30 - Lust

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

Matt 5:17-26 - Fulfilling the Law

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

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

The second half of Jesus's countercultural beatitudes.

Matt 5:1-6 - The Upside Down Kingdom part 1

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

Luke 14:12-24 - The Great Banquet (Northeast Zoom RUF)

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

Paul lays out the implications of the gospel

Ephesians 4:1-16 - Grace for Unity

Paul discusses the main implication of the gospel: unity.

Jonathan Keller - Ephesians 3:14-21 - Strengthened By Love

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

Ephesians 3:1-13 - The Surprise of Grace

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

Ephesians 2:11-22 - One in Christ

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

Ephesians 2:1-10 - How Grace Works

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

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

Ephesians 1:1-14 - Grace Grace Grace

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

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

Mark 10:35-52 - Greatness

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

Mark 10:17-31 - Jesus and Money

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

Mark 9:2-10 - Made For Glory

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

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

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

Mark 6:30-44 - Food for Sheep

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

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

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

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

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

Mark 1:14-39 - The Gospel Call

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

Mark 1:1-13 - Why Jesus?

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.