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 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

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 21

1. He gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every infirmity. 2. The 12 disciples are named and paired…

Feb 09, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 20

The Gospel of Matthew 9:27-31 Faith’s Test and Faith’s Reward, The Two Reactions +Son of David have mercy on us! We hear this phrase used many…

Feb 02, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 19

Opposition from the Pharisees 1. Jesus Heals the Paralytic (1-8) 1. Forgiving the sins of the paralytic 2. Effort of his friends 3. “That you may…

Jan 26, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 18

The Gospel of Matthew Matt 8:18-34 Unconditional Loyalty; A storm Calmed; The Gergesene Demoniacs The way to glory always involves a cross The miracle…

Jan 19, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 17

The Gospel of Matthew Matt 8:5 – 17: The Centurion’s Servant Healed; Fulfilling Prophecy: Healings and Exorcisms Opening thoughts and basis…

Jan 13, 2014

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 16

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 7:21 – 8:4 Matthew 7:21 Jesus teaches Enter through the narrow gate- there is a great temptation to not do so. Opposition…

Dec 29, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 15

The Gospel of Matthew Matt 7:1-12: On Judging; God’s Answering of Prayer Opening thoughts and basis for discussion How easy is it for us to judge? Much…

Dec 22, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 14

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 6:16-34 1. Final example of righteous practices- focus on fasting No gloominess- well groomed Do not cover your face so as…

Dec 15, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 13

The Gospel of Matthew 6:9 – 15: The Lord’s Prayer Opening thoughts and basis for discussion This is a prayer, which Jesus taught His disciples to pray….

Dec 08, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 12

The Gospel of Matthew 6:1-8 1. Piety: Elements as described by Christ Common theme- do everything for the glory of God and not to be seen by men Almsgiving-…

Dec 01, 2013
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