September 5, 2021
Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church RCUS (Manitowoc, WI)
Sermon: “Where is God When it Hurts?”

Psalm 10NKJV

Order of Service


Welcome and Announcements

Call to Worship

*Hymn 27 Great is Thy Faithfulness

*Salutation and Invocation

Hymn 547 My Jesus, I Love Thee

We Confess our Christian Faith

Heidelberg Catechism #96-98

Congregational Prayer

*Hymn 94 Whate’er My God Ordains is Right

Scripture Reading: 2 Thessalonians 1:3-10

                Text: Psalm 10

Sermon “Where is God When it Hurts?”


Hymn 53 Hallelujah, Praise Jehovah

                       (Tithes & Offerings)



  • Pray for Bonnie Lutze, who is recovering at home from surgery this week. May God bless her with a full recovery and deepened faith through this trial.

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  • Family Bible Class will meet tonight at 7 pm. Please join us for Bible discussion and fellowship.

  • We need a winter outdoor custodian to clear the snow from the sidewalks and entries of the church property. Please see a deacon with any questions or for a job description.

  • Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 2 at 7:00 pm. We will be treated to an evening of world class piano from Calvin Jones, International Recording Artist and Film-Score Composer. Calvin grew up as a son of a RCUS pastor. As a Christian, he creates music for God’s glory.  He joins us all the way from Ukraine as part of his Paramount Tour, so invite your friends and family to share in this unforgettable evening of classic and contemporary music. Allow yourself to get lost in the Awe of our Creator. ( The concert is free and an offering will be taken for him.
Sermon Outline

"Where is God When it Hurts?"

Psalm 10


In times of oppression, the Christian still cries out to the King.

1. The Experience of Oppression (verses 1-11)

2. The Cry for the distant God to come Near (verses 12-15)

3. The Confidence in this God because He Rights all Wrongs (verses 16-18)

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