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 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

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 11

The Gospel of Matthew 5:33 – 42: The Fourth and Fifth Examples of the New Spirit Oaths and Revenge Opening thoughts and basis for discussion We must…

Nov 24, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 10

The Gospel of Matthew 5:21 – 26 The First Example of the New Spirit Anger and Reconciliation Opening thoughts and basis for discussion This section of…

Nov 10, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 9

Adult Study Class Matthew 5:13-20 1. You are the salt of the earth Just as salt that loses its savor becomes insipid and useless, so the disciple who becomes…

Nov 03, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 8

Adult Study Class Matthew 4:23-25; 5:1-12 Summary of Jesus’ Ministry – Pg. 12 Jesus ministers to the crowds: Matthew’s report of Jesus Christ astounding…

Oct 28, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 7

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 4:12 – 17 Christ Settles in Galilee Opening thoughts and basis for discussion The time had come for Christ to go forth…

Oct 22, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 6

Fr. John Codis offers the sixth class in the series. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 4:1 – 11 The Temptation of Jesus   Opening thoughts…

Oct 13, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 5

Fr. Chris offers the fifth class in the series on the Gospel of Matthew. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 3:7-12 The Baptism of Repentance Preparation…

Oct 06, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 4

Fr. John offers the next class in the series, focusing on the Holy Family’s return from exile in Egypt to Nazareth. STUDY GUIDE The Gospel of Matthew…

Sep 29, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 3

Fr. Chris offers the third class in the series, focusing on the story of the Magi visiting the Christ Child, the escape to Egypt, and the slaughter of…

Sep 22, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 2

Fr. John offers the second class in the series. He focuses on the narrative of Jesus’ birth. “The Nativity is best understood in relation to…

Sep 15, 2013

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 1

Fr. Chris offers the first in a series of classes on the Gospel of Matthew. In preparation for this class, he asked his parish to read the 29th chapter…

Sep 08, 2013
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