Category Archives: Reformed Theology

What is “reformed theology?” What are its distinctives, and how does it differ from other theological systems? If you have these questions (or others), click for a list of related topics and teachings.

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 Work Of The Church (What Churches Are To Do)



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

Title: The Work Of The Church (What Churches Are To Do)
Subtitle: Book Of Ephesians
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: First Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 11/15/2019
Bible: Ephesians 4, Ephesians 4:16
Length: 28 min.

Overview: What is the “church?” What is its job? Is the church essential to the life of the Christian, or is it optional depending on our needs? Click to hear this sermon on the “work of the church,” in a study of Paul’s words from Ephesians 4.


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.


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.


The Christian Faith Is Not “Intellectual Suicide”



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

Title: The Christian Faith Is Not “Intellectual Suicide”
Subtitle: Apologetics: General
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 5/6/2018
Bible: 1 Corinthians 2; 1 Corinthians 2:1,4
Length: 31 min.

Overview: The fool says in his heart, “there is no God.” Is he right? Is having faith the equivalent of committing “intellectual suicide?” Click to hear this sermon from 1 Corinthians 2-1-5.


Anathema: The Danger Of Preaching Another Gospel



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

Title: Anathema: The Danger Of Preaching Another Gospel
Subtitle: Apologetics: The Bible
Speaker: Dr. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 4/29/2018
Bible: Galatians 1; Galatians 1:6,8
Length: 35 min.

Overview: How many “gospels” can there be? One? Two? Ten? In Galatians 1, the Apostle Paul said that “if anyone preaches any other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be accursed.” What did he mean? Click to listen to this study of Paul’s words to the Galatians.


The Battle Within (Struggles In Sanctification)



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

Title: The Battle Within (Struggles In Sanctification)
Subtitle: Depression, Anxiety And Pain
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 1/29/2017
Bible: Galatians 5; Galatians 5:16,17
Length: 33 min. (64kbps)

Overview: Even though we’ve been born again, our fallen nature is opposed to our new nature, so that -we do not do the things that -we- wish.—–Click above to learn more about the battle within, in a sermon from Galatians 5-16-24.


The Dilemma Of The Dead (Natural Man’s Inability)



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

Title: The Dilemma Of The Dead (Natural Man’s Inability)
Subtitle: Regeneration, Election, Calvin
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 10/16/2016
Bible: 1 Corinthians 2:12; 1 Corinthians 1:25
Length: 31 min. (64kbps)

Overview: At one point we were dead — buried in sin and at odds with our Maker.—-In that hour, could we find our way- Well, not if the word -dead- has any meaning. Click above to hear how the Holy Spirit changes and instructs believers.


Creation, Evolution, And The Heart Of The Debate



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

Title: Creation, Evolution, And The Heart Of The Debate
Subtitle: Apologetics: Creation & Design
Speaker: Rev. Toby B. Holt
Broadcaster: Christ Presbyterian Church
Event: Sunday Service
Date: 9/11/2016
Bible: Genesis 1:1; Psalm 19:1
Length: 32 min. (64kbps)

Overview: The appeal of evolution isn’t really about science. It’s about autonomy. If God exists, then He’s in charge. And people don’t like that. Click above to learn what’s really at stake in the debates over creationism, in a sermon from Genesis 1.