Adult Study Classes

Each Sunday from the start of the church year in September through the Paschal Season, the adult study class at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is broadcast live on the internet. You can watch the classes here on our site, and you can also access video archives of previous classes. Study guides for each class are available for download here.

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 35

Matthew 15:10-28 Both Law and Gospel: We Need Both Section 1 (Matthew 15:10-20) 1. In this section of chapter 15, we have a new law, a new set of Christian…

Oct 20, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 34

Matthew 14:28; 15:1-9 Collapse and Recovery, the Ministry of Christ, Clean and Unclean, Breaking God’s law to keep man’s law Opening thoughts and basis…

Oct 12, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 33

Matthew 14:13-27 Feeding the Five Thousand/ Walking on the Water Feeding the Five Thousand What is your ROI? You give them something and eat- Jesus calls…

Oct 05, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 32

Matthew 14:1-12 – Herod’s Fears Meaning of the story: The importance of knowing the people of the Bible passage, who they really are, and…

Sep 29, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 31

Matthew 13:51-53 Jesus said to them, “Have you understood all these things?” They said to Him, “Yes, Lord.” Then He said to them, “Therefore…

Sep 21, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 30

Matthew 13:33 – 45 Parables of the Leaven, Hidden Treasure, and the Pear of Great Price To illustrate and make things familiar to his listeners, Christ…

Sep 14, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 27

Matthew 12:15-35 Isaiah’s Servant of God 1.Jesus withdraws, knowing the evil plots of the Pharisees- many flee with Him and are healed. 2.Jesus speaks…

Apr 06, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 26

Matthew 12:1-14 Breaking the Sabbath Law, the Claim of Human Need, Love and Law Opening thoughts and basis for discussion In every life, there are a series…

Mar 30, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 25

The Gospel of Matthew 11:12-30 John and Jesus are Rejected Jesus praises John as a man who is not an insubstantial reed, blown about by the winds of popularity,…

Mar 23, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 24

Matthew 11:1-11 Christ and John the Baptist “Are you the Coming One, or do we look for another?” Is this a question for the sake of John’s…

Mar 16, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 23

Matthew 10:24-42 ENCOURAGEMENT TO FEARLESS WITNESS “A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his lord.” A disciple can expect…

Feb 23, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 22

Matthew 10:16 – 25 The Challenge of the King to His Messengers, The Prudence of the King’s Messenger, The Coming of The King, The Kings’…

Feb 16, 2014