Category Archives: Depression

The Church: Refined And Tested Through Fire



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

Title: The Church: Refined And Tested Through Fire
Subtitle: Depression
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 3/29/2020
Bible: Zechariah 13
Length: 32 mins.

Overview: Life is hard right now. Jobs are lost, people are sick, and the horizon looks bleak. But just as iron is wrought over fire, so are God’s people refined through difficult circumstances. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from Dr. Toby Holt.


The Coronavirus And The Bible



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

Title: The Coronavirus And The Bible
Subtitle: Christian Living
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Wednesday Study
Date: 3/19/2020
Bible: Joshua 1:9
Length: 19 min.

Overview: The Coronavirus is here. What does the Bible say about such things? What does the Bible tell us about how to live in the midst of job loss, sickness, and death? What encouragement can we find for the days ahead – days that may be more difficult than we’ve ever known? Click to learn more.


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!


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.


When Life Doesn’t Make Sense (Or Things Go Wrong)



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

Title: When Life Doesn’t Make Sense (Or Things Go Wrong)
Subtitle: Worry & Anxiety: Overcoming It
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 3/11/2018
Bible: Acts 16; Acts 16:6,9
Length: 34 min. (64kbps)

Overview: One of our greatest frustrations comes when we don’t know what to do, or when what we try to do doesn’t pan out. In the same way, the Apostle Paul once tried to go a certain direction, only to be turned away by God. Click above to hear how God re-directed Paul in this story from Acts 16.


Healing For The Bruised, Beat Down, And Burned Out



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

Title: Healing For The Bruised, Beat Down, And Burned Out
Subtitle: Depression, Anxiety And Pain
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 1/7/2018
Bible: Matthew 12; Isaiah 42:3
Length: 30 min. (64kbps)

Overview: Way back in the Book of Isaiah we read this prophesy about Jesus Christ: “a bruised reed He will not break.” Click to hear God’s encouraging word for those who are feeling bruised, beat down or burned out this week. Christ cares for you!


Hope For Those In A Dark Place (Depression & God)



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

Title: Hope For Those In A Dark Place (Depression & God)
Subtitle: Depression, Anxiety And Pain
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 11/12/2017
Bible: Psalm 23; Psalm 23:1,4
Length: 33 min. (64kbps)

Overview: Are you in a dark valley right now? Psalm 23 is known as the Shepherd’s Psalm. In it, we read of the Good Shepherd that looks after wayward sheep.This is a metaphor that Luther called one of the most beautiful and comforting in all of Scripture. Click to hear more, in this uplifting sermon from Psalm 23.


Anxiety: Hope For Those Who Doubt, Worry, Or Panic



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

Title: Anxiety: Hope For Those Who Doubt, Worry, Or Panic
Subtitle: Worry & Anxiety: Overcoming It
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 9/3/2017
Bible: 2 Kings 6; Philippians 4:16
Length: 31 min. (64kbps)

Overview: “Alas,” the man cried out. “What shall we do?” Elisha’s servant was freaked out. He saw the enemy, and thought that they were going to die. But Elisha wasn’t worried, for he saw what the other man didn’t. Click to hear this encouraging sermon from 2 Kings 6.