Saint Athanasius Lutheran Church
Missouri Synod
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Mailing Address: 3057 Nutley Street Suite 822, Fairfax, VA  22180
703-455-4003
Rev. James Douthwaite, Pastor
Epiphany Sermons
2018
January 7 (The Epiphany of Our Lord) - "At the End of the Journey" [PDF] [Listen]
January 14 (The Baptism of Our Lord) - "Baptized for a Greater Life" [PDF] [Listen]
January 21 (Epiphany 3 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "The Fisher of Men" [PDF] [Listen]

2017
January 8 (The Epiphany of Our Lord) - "He Wanted Them There; He Wants You Here"
                                                                                                       [PDF] [Listen]
January 11 (Epiphany Midweek) - "The Joy in Suffering" [PDF] [Listen]
January 15 (The Baptism of Our Lord) - "John's Destiny, Jesus' Destiny, and Yours" [PDF]
                                                                                                                 [Listen]
January 22 (Epiphany 3 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "Seeing Life" [PDF] [Listen]
January 29 (Epiphany 4) - "God's Blessing in Flesh and Blood" [PDF] [Listen]
February 5 (Epiphany 5) - "No Rotten Hamburgers in Heaven" [PDF] [Listen]
February 8 (Commemoration of Silas) - "A Greater Life" [PDF] [Listen]
February 12 (Epiphany 6) - "Choose Life!" [PDF] [Listen]
February 19 (Epiphany 7) - "Merciful, Like Your Father" [PDF] [Listen]
February 26 (The Transfiguration of Our Lord) - "Transfigured by the Cross" [PDF]
                                                                                                        [Listen]

2016
January 3 (The Epiphany of Our Lord) - "The King Who Conquers Death" [PDF] [Listen]
January 10 (The Baptism of Our Lord) - "Your Bridegroom Baptized for You" [PDF]
                                                                                                          [Listen]
January 13 (Epiphany 1 Midweek) - "Look!" [PDF] [Listen]
January 17 (Epiphany 2 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "Hope and Life in a World of Sorrow
                                                                           and Death" [PDF] [Listen]
January 24 (St. Timothy, Pastor and Confessor) - "The Good Confession" [PDF]
January 31 (Epiphany 4) - "A Word Unlike Any Other" [PDF] [Listen]
February 7 (The Transfiguration of Our Lord) - "Listen to Him!" [PDF] [Listen]

2015
January 4 (The Epiphany of Our Lord) - "Wise Men Fall Down and Worship Him" [PDF]
                                                                                                               [Listen]
January 11 (The Baptism of Our Lord) - "The Word of God In the Water" [PDF] [Listen]
January 14 (Epiphany 1 Midweek) - "Favor with God or Men?" [PDF] [Listen]
January 18 (Epiphany 2 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "When Life Becomes an Issue" [PDF]
                                                                                                                  [Listen]
January 25 (Conversion of St. Paul) - "The Blessing of the Ordinary" [PDF] [Listen]
February 1 (Epiphany 4) - "The Cleansing Voice of Christ" [PDF] [Listen]
February 8 (Epiphany 5) - "Precious" [PDF] [Listen]
February 15 (The Transfiguration of Our Lord) - "You Ain't See Nothing Yet!" [PDF]
                                                                                                          [Listen]

2014
January 5 (The Epiphany of Our Lord) - "The Start of an Even Greater Joy" [PDF]
                                                                                                        [Listen]
January 12 (The Baptism of Our Lord) - "All Righteousness Fulfilled in Christ" [PDF]
January 19 (Epiphany 2 / Santity of Life Sunday) - "Not Life as We Know It, but Life as
                                                                         God Knows It" [PDF] [Listen]
January 26 (Commemoration of St. Titus) - "His Service, Not Self-Service" [PDF]
                                                                                                           [Listen]
February 2 (The Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord) - "The Day It All
                                                                                 Came Together" [PDF] [Listen]
February 9 (Epiphany 5) - "Nothing But Jesus Christ and Him Crucified" [PDF] [Listen]
February 16 (Epiphany 6) - "Your True Love" [PDF] [Listen]
February 23 (Epiphany 7) - "The Holiness Difference" [PDF] [Listen]
March 2 (The Transfiguration of Our Lord) - "It's Never Just Jesus" [PDF] [Listen]

2013
January 6 (The Epiphany of our Lord) - "In the Darkness, a Light Shines" [PDF] [Listen]
January 9 (Epiphany Midweek) - "They Went to Find Jesus; He Came to Find Us" [PDF]
                                                                                                                [Listen]
January 13 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "Trading Places" [PDF] [Listen]
January 20 (Epiphany 2 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "The Life of the Groom is the Life
                                                                               of the Bride" [PDF] [Listen]
January 27 (Epiphany 3) - "Delight in the Lord of the Exodus" [PDF] [Listen]
February 3 (Epiphany 4) - "Preaching the Good News" [PDF] [Listen]
February 10 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Near Death or Real Death?" [PDF]
                                                                                                             [Listen]

2012
January 8 (The Epiphany of our Lord [observed]) - "Look!" [PDF] [Listen]
January 11 (Epiphany Midweek) - "The Jesus Way" [PDF] [Listen]
January 15 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "The New Creation" [PDF] [Listen]
January 22 (Epiphany 3 / Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "Follow Me" [PDF] [Listen]
January 29 (Epiphany 4) - "Clean and Free" [PDF] [Listen]
February 8 (The Presentation of our Lord [observed]) - "Promise Fulfilled" [PDF]
February 12 (Epiphany 6) - "Mr. Clean" [PDF] [Listen]
February 19 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "A Man on a Mission" [PDF] [Listen]

2011
January 2 (The Epiphany of our Lord [observed]) - "Unwrapping the Gift" [PDF] [Listen]
January 9 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "Unwrapping the Baptism of our Lord" [PDF]
                                                                                                                  [Listen]
January 12 (Epiphany 1 Midweek) - "Unwrapping Jesus, the Perfect Bridegroom" [PDF]
                                                                                                                  [Listen]
January 16 (Epiphany 2) - "Unwrapping Jesus as the Lamb of God" [PDF] [Listen]
January 23 (Epiphany 3 / Sanctity and Life Sunday" - "Unwrapping Jesus as the Life of
                                                                                        the World" [PDF] [Listen]
February 6 (Epiphany 5) - "Being Who You Are" [PDF] [Listen]
February 13 (Epiphany 6) - "Hearts of Love, Not Law" [PDF] [Listen]
February 20 (Epiphany 7) - "Like Father, Like Sons" [PDF] [Listen]
March 6 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Cross Over to Glory" [PDF] [Listen]

2010
January 3 (The Epiphany of our Lord [observed]) - "A Word to Make Men Wise" [PDF]
                                                                                                                [Listen]
January 10 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "An Open Heaven" [PDF] [Listen]
January 17 (Epiphany 2 / Santity of Life Sunday) - "Looking to the Cross" [PDF] [Listen]
January 24 (Commemoration of St. Timothy) - "Them's Fightin' Words!" [PDF] [Listen]
January 31 (Epiphany 4) - "The Hope of the Afflicted" [PDF] [Listen]
February 7 (Epiphany 5) - "Isaiah, Peter, You" [PDF] [Listen]
February 14 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "The Glory of His Exodus" [PDF] [Listen]

2009
January 4 (The Epiphany of our Lord) - "The Light in The Darkness" [PDF]
January 11 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "'Mark' These Words!" [PDF]
January 14 (Epiphany 1 Midweek) - "A Good Way to Begin" [PDF]
January 18 (The Confession of Saint Peter) - "The Christ with the Cross" [PDF]
(No sermons for the weeks Pastor Douthwaite was teaching in Kenya.]
Febuary 22 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Transfigured and Transformed" [PDF]

2008
January 6 (The Epiphany of our Lord) - "Child-like Wise Men" [PDF]
January 9 (Epiphany Midweek) - "Exactly Where He is To Be" [PDF]
January 20 (Epiphany 2 and Sanctity of Life Sunday) - "Life in the Lamb" [PDF]
January 27 (Epiphany 3) - "A Clash of Kingdoms" [PDF]
February 3 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Lasting Glory" [PDF]

2007
January 7 (The Epiphany of our Lord [trans]) - "Arise, Shine!" [PDF]
January 14 (The Baptism of our Lord [trans]) - "I am Baptized!" [PDF]
January 28 (Epiphany 4) - "Cruciform Authority" [PDF]
February 4 (Epiphany 5) - "His Net, His Catch, His Church" [PDF]
February 11 (Epiphany 6) - "Blessed Are You!" [PDF]
February 18 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "The Only One" [PDF]

2006
January 8 (The Epiphany of our Lord [trans] ) - "Bowing Head, Heart, and Knees in Faith" [PDF]
January 15 (The Baptism of our Lord [trans] ) - " 'Mark' these words!" [PDF]
January 22 (Epiphany 3) - "The Lord of Life" [PDF]
January 29 (Epiphany 4) - "A Greater Prophet, a Greater Exodus" [PDF]
February 5 (Epiphany 5) - "His Victory, Our Victory" [PDF]
February 8 (The Presentation of our Lord [trans] ) - "Presenting . . . Who?" [PDF]
February 12 (Epiphany 6) - "Come and Die" [PDF]
February 19 (Epiphany 7) - "A New Thing; A New Life" [PDF]
February 26 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "The 'Good' Life" [PDF]

2005
January 5 (The Epiphany of our Lord [trans]) - "Do We Need Epiphany?" [PDF]
January 9 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "Wrong or Right?" [PDF]
January 23 (Epiphany 3) - "True Enlightenment" [PDF]
February 6 (Transfiguration of our Lord) - "God's Tent of Glory" [PDF]

2004
January 4 (The Epiphany of our Lord [trans]) - "The Light Shining in the Darkness" [PDF]
January 11 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "Crossing Over from Death to Life" [PDF]
January 18 (Confession of St. Peter) - "Revelation and Confession" [PDF]
January 25 (Conversion of St. Paul) - "Converted in Death and Resurrection" [PDF]
February 1 (Epiphany 4) - "Disappointed?" [PDF]
February 8 (Epiphany 5) - "Whose Catch is it Anyway?" [PDF]
February 15 (Epiphany 6) - "Baptized into an Open Grave!" [PDF]
February 22 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Ears, not Eyes" [PDF]

2003
January 5 (The Epiphany of our Lord [trans]) - "The Real 'Star' of the Show!" [PDF]
January 12 (The Baptism of our Lord) - "The Answer" [PDF]
January 19 (Epiphany 2) - "His Mission: Our Confession"  [PDF]
January 26 (St. Titus and Life Sunday) - "The Gospel of Life" [PDF]
February 2 (The Presentation of our Lord) - "A Day of Great Moment" [PDF]
February 9 (Epiphany 5) - "Not for Today, but for the Day of Salvation" [PDF]
February 16 (Epiphany 6) - "Run to the Altar!" [PDF]
February 23 (Epiphany 7) - "Which is Easier?" [PDF]
March 2 (The Transfiguration of our Lord) - "Cross or Glory? Yes!" [PDF]