Category Archives: Apologetics

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Jude: Of Wolves And Warnings



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

Title: Jude: Of Wolves And Warnings
Subtitle: Apologetics
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 2/28/2020
Bible: Jude 1, Jude 20
Length: 27 min.

Overview: We all think that we’re right – we all think that we see life clearly. But what if we’re deluded? What if our worldview is wrong? What if we’re packing our minds with lies? How will that turn out for us? Click to hear this convicting sermon from the Book of Jude.


Strong Words And Stern Warnings



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

Title: Strong Words And Stern Warnings
Subtitle: Book Of Jude
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 2/13/2020
Bible: Jude 1
Length: 29 min.

Overview: Bad advice will mess you up. Bad teachers will lead you astray. And you don’t have a lot of room for error – life is hard enough without having people tell you things that aren’t true.–Click to hear Jude’s warnings about false teachers in Jude 1-4-11.


Contending And Not Pretending (Apologetics)



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

Title: Contending And Not Pretending
Subtitle: Apologetics
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 2/07/2020
Bible: Matthew 6
Length: 26 min.

Overview: Truth is not a moving target. Our culture redefines what is “true” with every generation – sometimes faster. And this is wrong. Truth doesn’t emanate from our culture, but from God alone. Click to learn more.


The Lord’s Supper: What It Is To “Fence” The Table



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

Title: The Lord’s Supper: What It Is To “Fence” The Table
Subtitle: Book Of 1 Corinthians
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 12/08/2019
Bible: 1 Corinthians 11; 1 Corinthians 11:1
Length: 29 min.

Overview: What does it mean to “fence” the Lord’s Table? In 1 Corinthians 11, the Apostle Paul warns believers not to eat and drink of the Lord’s table “in an unworthy manner,” lest they were to “eat and drink judgment” upon themselves. Click to learn what this means.


The Question Of Free Will



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

Title: The Question Of Free Will (In Our Salvation)
Subtitle: Regeneration, Election, Calvin
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 6/19/2019
Bible: Ephesians 2:1, Romans 9:21
Length: 41 min.

Overview: What is “free will?” Do we actually have it? And if so, how do we reconcile the choices that we make with God’s plans and decree? Click to hear this sermon from Ephesians 2.


Atheists, Agnostics, And The Apostle Paul



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

Title: Atheists, Agnostics, And The Apostle Paul
Subtitle: Apologetics
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 5/18/2019
Bible: Romans 1, Acts 17
Length: 27 min.

Overview: You’ve never met an atheist. You may have met those who deny God, sure. You may have read their books. You may have encountered their unbelief in the public square. But if Paul was right, you’ve never met an atheist. Click above to learn more.


Predestination (The Potter And The Clay)



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

Title: Predestination (The Potter And The Clay)
Subtitle: Regeneration, Election, Calvin
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 7/1/2018
Bible: Romans 8; Romans 9; Romans 9:21
Length: 31 min.

Overview: Why does God allow sickness and death? What purpose can these things possibly serve? Why did God allow Pharaoh, Goliath, or other wicked men to reign? What’s the deal? Well, in Romans 9, Paul answer this question, as he talks about the “potter” and the “clay.” Click to listen to this encouraging sermon.


When Will God Deal With Evil (Habakkuk’s Cry)



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

Title: When Will God Deal With Evil (Habakkuk’s Cry)
Subtitle: Christian Living
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 3/25/2019
Bible: Habakkuk 1, Lamentations 1
Length: 26 min.

Overview: Habakkuk had seen all the evil he could stomach. He’d seen all manner of vile and terrible things, and he’d had enough. And because of this, he asked God the question, “how long?” Habakkuk wanted God to intervene and deal with unrighteousness. Click to hear God’s answer in this sermon from Habakkuk 1.


Twisting Of Truth: Peter’s Concern For Scripture



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

Title: Twisting Of Truth: Peter’s Concern For Scripture
Subtitle: The Bible
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 3/15/2019
Bible: 2 Peter 3, 2 Peter 1
Length: 28 min.

Overview: God has spoken! But sometimes people are not satisfied with what He has said. And because of this, they add new teachings to the Bible (or subtract from its contents). Click to hear this sermon on the topic of “sola scriptura,” from 2 Peter 3.


Know With Certainty: Facts, Faith And Assurance



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

Title: Know With Certainty: Facts, Faith And Assurance
Subtitle: The Bible
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Amenistry
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 3/6/2019
Bible: Acts 1, Luke 1
Length: 24 min.

Overview: Our faith is grounded in facts. What we believe, and the certainty with which we can believe it, was at the forefront of Luke’s mind as he penned his gospel. Click to hear about the intersection of “facts” and “faith” in this sermon from Luke 1.