Category Archives: Bible Study

What does the Bible teach? How do those teachings hold up, centuries after it was written? And what does the Bible’s words mean for you and I are to live?

Strangers In A Strange Land



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

Title: Strangers In A Strange Land (Daniel 1)
Subtitle: Book Of Daniel
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 8/5/2019
Bible: Daniel 1, Daniel 1:1
Length: 28 min.

Overview: This world, these pains – none of these are permanent. You were made for someplace better. While living in Babylon, Daniel remembered this. He remembered God’s promises. He knew that he was a stranger in a strange land, and he lived accordingly. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from Daniel 1.


Babylon At Your Door



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

Title: Babylon At Your Door
Subtitle: The Bible
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 7/25/2019
Bible: 2 Kings 20, 2 Kings 20:13
Length: 29 min.

Overview: The “spirit of Babylon” is not dead. Just as the Babylonian envoy showed up at King Hezekiah’s door, looking to be let in, so does the “spirit of Babylon” show up at the door of our own hearts. So how should we respond? Click to hear this convicting sermon from 2 Kings 20.


The Priest, The Devil, And The Judge



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

Title: The Priest, The Devil, And The Judge
Subtitle: Jesus Christ (Person And Work)
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 6/27/2019
Bible: Zechariah 3, Zechariah 3:1
Length: 30 min.

Overview: A trial was underway. And the three main figures were the Priest, the Devil, and the Judge. But what would happen? Would the Priest be found guilty? Would the Devil’s accusations stick? Would death follow? Click to hear the surprising outcome in this study of Zechariah 3.


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.


The Confident Christian: Bold Before The Throne



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

Title: The Confident Christian: Bold Before The Throne
Subtitle: Christian Living
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 5/30/2019
Bible: Hebrews 10, Hebrews 10:19
Length: 27 min.

Overview: You don’t have to live in fear. Specifically, you don’t have to fear that you are alone or unwanted. Christ came to give you hope. He came to lift you up. His hand is extended to you even now. Will you take it? Click to listen to this encouraging sermon from Hebrews 12.


Finishing Well: Is Your Life On Track, Or Off Course?



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

Title: Finishing Well: Is Your Life On Track, Or Off Course
Subtitle: Christian Living
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 6/3/2018
Bible: Acts 20; 2 Timothy 4
Length: 27 min.

Overview: What does it mean to “finish well?” You probably want to finish your life on a high note. But are you taking this outcome for granted? Click to hear this sermon from Acts 20.


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.


What You Do Matters: Finding Value In Daily Living



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

Title: What You Do Matters: Finding Value In Daily Living
Subtitle: Christian Living
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 5/3/2019
Bible: Colossians 3, Genesis 2
Length: 31 min.

Overview: Your job, your efforts, your struggles – they are all important. They all have significance, even if you have trouble seeing how. And they all carry with them a heavenly reward that exceeds the pain of undertaking them. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from Colossians 3.


Who Is This Man: The Question Of Palm Sunday



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

Title: Who Is This Man: The Question Of Palm Sunday
Subtitle: Jesus Christ (Person And Work)
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 4/27/2019
Bible: Matthew 21, John 12
Length: 25 min.

Overview: Who is Jesus? Eternity hinges on this question. Is Jesus just an over-inflated prophet and moral leader? Or is He something more? Specifically, is He really God in the flesh? “Who is this man” was the great question of Palm Sunday, when He entered into Jerusalem. And so many answered it wrong. Click to hear more.


The Scandal At Supper



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

Title: The Scandal At Supper: Christ And The Pharisees
Subtitle: Jesus Christ (Person And Work)
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 4/19/2019
Bible: Matthew 9, Mark 2
Length: 26 min.

Overview: What this Man was doing was scandalous. It disrupted the status quo. It threatened society. And yet, it was good. Click above to hear this encouraging sermon from Matthew 9.