Category Archives: Depression

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.


Jonah: Is It Ever Right To Be Angry At God?



Have you ever been angry with God?

In Jonah 4, the prophet was angry at God. He couldn’t believe what God had done. It didn’t seem good or fair. And he insisted that his own anger was right and appropriate! Click to hear God’s gracious response.


Jonah: Alone In The Dark



Alone. Scared. Anxious. Is that you? Have you felt that way?

No one has ever felt as alone as Jonah – sitting by himself in the belly of the beast. But the prophet wasn’t really alone, and this wasn’t the end of the line. Click to listen and be encouraged.


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.


I Believe, Help My Unbelief!



“Lord, I believe, help my unbelief,” the man cried. Like this man, many of us are living in a tension between that which we believe about God, and that which we doubt. Some doubt God’s person – but more often, we doubt God’s plan. If that’s you, then click to be encouraged in this sermon from Mark 9.


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.


Have You Felt Unwanted Or Unworthy Of God



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

Title: Have You Felt Unworthy Of God’s Love
Subtitle: Depression And Anxiety
Speaker: Dr.. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 11/08/2019
Bible: Romans 1; Romans 1:17
Length: 29 min. (64kbps)

Overview: Have you felt unwanted or unworthy? Have you felt like people don’t want you – and neither does God? Well, that’s not the way it works. God’s love for you does not change, no matter what you’ve done. Listen and be encouraged!