Category Archives: Addiction

Exodus: The Burning Bush



In Exodus 3, God met Moses in the form of a ‘burning bush. ‘What are we to make of this theophany? And what did God tell Moses at this time? In this week’s sermon, we consider the great “I AM” statement and the commission that God gave to Moses (to rescue His people from bondage).


Exodus: God, Moses And Pharaoh



This is Week 1 in our new 10 Week Series on Exodus. Join us as we learn about the birth of Moses, the death of the Israelite children, and the hope for future deliverance (from the evil hands of Pharaoh).


New Year: Strength And Sanctification In 2023



2023 is here. Last year is gone. Act accordingly.

In Philippians 3, the Apostle Paul said that he was going to forget the past, and push forward to what lay ahead. Paul saw life as a ‘race,’ one that he was committed to running well. What about you? What is your objective for the new year? And how will you reach it? In this sermon, we will consider Paul’s exhortation to the church in Philippi – that they grow stronger and more sanctified in the time to come.”I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 3:14


The Temptation Of Jesus In The Wilderness



Does the devil think that he can win?

In Luke 4, Jesus is led out into the wilderness, where He was tempted for forty days by the devil. What did the devil think he was going to accomplish? And what was the Father’s purpose in allowing His Son to undergo this? Click to hear this sermon from Luke 4.


Depressed? Remember, You Matter To God!



Are you depressed? Are you beaten down? Do you wonder where God is in the middle of your hurts? Then here’s some encouragement: God is near, and He cares.

In Psalm 139, we see that although we travel through some dark valleys, we’re never alone. God is with us and has ordained good on our horizon. Click for more.


The Lord Is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)



-The Lord is my shepherd- I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures- He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul- He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil- for You are with me.- Psalm 23


God Has Not Abandoned You



Life is hard. Pain is real. And yet, God is there. No matter how hard life may get, God will not abandon you over to it. He walks side by side with His children, hand in hand. Click to hear more in this encouraging sermon from Matthew 4.

A new MP3 sermon from First Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details:

Title: God Has Not Abandoned You
Subtitle: Depression
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 6/02/2020
Bible: Matthew 4
Length: 27 min.

Overview: Life is hard. Pain is real. And yet, God is there. No matter how hard life may get, God will not abandon you over to it. He walks side by side with His children, hand in hand. Click to hear more in this encouraging sermon from Matthew 4.


Hope: Your Story Ends Well (Be Encouraged)



A new MP3 sermon from First Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio with the following details:

Title: Hope: Your Story Ends Well
Subtitle: Depression
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 2/22/2020
Bible: Psalm 113, Psalm 113:1
Length: 27 min.

Overview: Are you ready to give up? Are you depressed, hurting, or anxious about the future? Then know this – your story ends well. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from Psalm 113.


Christ’s Words To The Down, Depressed And Despairing



A new MP3 sermon from Christ Presbyterian Church is now available on SermonAudio.com with the following details:

Title: Christ’s Words To The Down, Depressed, Despairing
Subtitle: Depression
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 8/30/2018
Bible: Matthew 4; Matthew 5
Length: 31 min.

Overview: God cares about what you’re going through. And in Matthew 4, He proves it. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from Matthew 4-23-25.