Welcome to Orchard at
Washington Park!

Thank you for
joining us today,
February 7th, 2021!



Verse 1
You stood before creation
Eternity in Your hand
You spoke the earth into motion
My soul now to stand


Verse 2
You stood before my failure
And carried the cross for my shame
My sin weighed upon Your shoulders
My soul now to stand


So what can I say
And what can I do
But offer this heart O God
Completely to You


Verse 3
So I’ll walk upon salvation
Your Spirit alive in me
My life to declare Your promise
My soul now to stand


So I’ll stand
With arms high and heart abandoned
In awe of the One who gave it all
I’ll stand
My soul Lord to You surrendered
All I am is Yours



CCLI Song # 4705248
Joel Houston







Verse 1
We’ve seen what You can do oh God of wonders
Your power has no end
The things You’ve done before in greater measure
You will do again


‘Cause there’s no prison wall
You can’t break through
No mountain You can’t move
All things are possible
There’s no broken body You can’t raise
No soul that You can’t save
All things are possible (things are possible)


The darkest night
You can light it up
You can light it up
Oh God of revival
Let hope arise
Death is overcome
You’ve already won
Oh God of revival


Verse 2
You rose in victory and now You’re seated
Forever on the throne
So why should my heart fear what You defeated
I will trust in You alone


Come awaken Your people come awaken this city
Oh God of revival pour it out pour it out
Every stronghold will crumble
(I) Hear the chains hit the ground
Oh God of revival pour it out pour it out


Oh oh God of revival



CCLI Song # 7133285
Brian Johnson | Phil Wickham






Verse 1
I searched the world but it couldn’t fill me
Man’s empty praise and treasures that fade
Are never enough
Then You came along and put me back together
And every desire is now satisfied here in Your love


Oh there’s nothing better than You
There’s nothing better than You
Lord there’s nothing
Nothing is better than You


Verse 2
I’m not afraid to show You my weakness
My failures and flaws
Lord You’ve seen them all
And You still call me friend
‘Cause the God of the mountain
Is the God of the valley
And there’s not a place
Your mercy and grace won’t find me again


You turn mourning to dancing
You give beauty for ashes
You turn shame into glory
You’re the only one who can


You turn graves into gardens
You turn bones into armies
You turn seas into highways
You’re the only one who can



CCLI Song # 7138219
Brandon Lake | Chris Brown | Steven Furtick | Tiffany Hammer







Verse 1
I was buried beneath my shame
Who could carry that kind of weight
It was my tomb ’til I met You


Verse 2
I was breathing but not alive
All my failures I tried to hide
It was my tomb ’til I met You


(‘Cause when) You called my name (and)
I ran out of that grave
Out of the darkness into Your glorious day
You called my name (and) I ran out of that grave
Out of the darkness into Your glorious day


Verse 3
Now Your mercy has saved my soul
Now Your freedom is all that I know
The old made new Jesus when I met You


I needed rescue my sin was heavy
But chains break at the weight of Your glory
I needed shelter I was an orphan
Now You call me a citizen of Heaven
When I was broken You were my healing
Now Your love is the air that I’m breathing
I have a future my eyes are open



CCLI Song # 7081388
Jason Ingram | Jonathan Smith | Kristian Stanfill | Sean Curran




SERMON TITLE: Invest in Ministry

TEACHER:  Dr. Assad Saif

PASSAGE: Luke 7-8:1-3



The Problem: Good help is hard to find.




Luke 7:41-48

41 “Two people owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. 42 Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he forgave the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?”

43 Simon replied, “I suppose the one who had the bigger debt forgiven.”

“You have judged correctly,” Jesus said.

44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. 47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven—as her great love has shown. But whoever has been forgiven little loves little.”

48 Then Jesus said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.”

Observation: The work of God is called Ministry. (Luke 7:36-50)




Luke 8:1

1 After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him,

Observation: Ministry Produces Disciples. (Luke 8:1)


The word disciple comes from the Greek word Mathetes… Mathetes literally translated is “learner” and means “follower”. In essence, a learner would be a follower.


A great question to ask yourself is this “Am I doing God’s work?” and “Am I making disciples?”. You will know by your followers. Who is following you?




Luke 8:2

2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had come out;


Observation: Jesus’ followers experienced his ministry. (Luke 8:2)




Luke 8:3

3 Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod’s household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.


Main Point: Jesus’ followers support his ministry. (Luke 8:3)


The call is to everyone, regardless of class or financial status. The call is to support the ministry; support the work of God from your means.




The Next Step: Invest in Ministry.


We need you to consider supporting our church financially and serving either in our online ministries where you can help from home or at the park when we gather safely to worship and continue sharing the gospel.



~End of Sermon~


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