Category Archives: Anxiety

Are you suffering from anxiety? What encouragement does God and the Bible offer for you? What hope is there? Listen to our podcast to learn more.

Tomorrow: Making Plans For The Future



What does the Bible say about making plans for the future?

In the book of James, we see that it’s OK to make plans for tomorrow – but not to be presumptuous. Not to be arrogant. Instead, planning and praying should go hand in hand. Click to learn more.


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


Walking On Water: When Life’s Waves Crash Down



When the storm hit, the sailors were exactly where Jesus had told them to go. But how can that be if He loved them so much? Storms happen. And sometimes God puts you right in their midst. But He does not leave you alone! Click to listen to this encouraging study of Matthew 14.


Wind, Waves And The Drowning Man



Does it feel like you are drowning? For many of us, our present circumstances are so hard or unpleasant, that it feels like we’re drowning. We can’t seem to escape the situation that we’re in! If that’s you today, then click for this encouraging sermon from Jonah 2.


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.


Are You Anxious About Eternity (Death & Beyond)



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

Title: Are You Anxious About Eternity (Death & Beyond)
Subtitle: Depression
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 7/17/2019
Bible: John 13:33, John 14:1
Length: 26 min.

Overview: What happens when you die? Where will you go? And what will it be like? On some level, we all have questions about eternity. Fortunately, Scripture has answers. Click to hear more in this sermon from John 14.


Christ’s Invitation To The Overwhelmed



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

Title: Christ’s Invitation To The Overwhelmed
Subtitle: Worry & Anxiety: Overcoming It
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 10/30/2016
Bible: Matthew 11; Matthew 11:28,30
Length: 32 min. (64kbps)


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.