Author Archives: ACTheologian

About ACTheologian

I am a layman who blogs my Biblical studies. Enjoy, please read with an open Bible and do double check with your pastor.

Is Easter a Pagan Holiday?

Every Easter I have to brace myself for the onslaught of ridiculous meme’s and factually baseless blog articles claiming that Christianity stole Easter from the Pagans. A friend of mine contributed a post for my blog on this topic a … Continue reading

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Do not call unclean what God has called clean…

    One of the things Roman Catholics will accuse protestants of is believing in what they call a legal fiction. My understanding is they believe that God makes you perfect in this life to earn salvation by means of … Continue reading

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Objective Justification

“He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world”…. Continue reading

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Original Sin: The Curse on Men and Women

If your flesh can die then you are impacted by the curse… Continue reading

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Clint Eastwood Reads Praise Song Lyrics: Lutheran Satire

This video is amazing, check it out when you get a chance.  You wont be disappointed.  

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Children attacked by “She Bears”

“This old testament event is given to us to show us what we deserve, and what punishment has been taken for us by Christ” Continue reading

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Andy Stanley: Unhitching the Old Testament

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness 2 Tim 3:16 ESV Continue reading

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Where is the Armchair Theologian?

This brief post is to give an update to those who follow my blog.  I have not been posting as much as I used to.  This blog has helped me personally a great deal.  Since starting it out I have … Continue reading

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What is a Sacrament?

“Accedat verbum ad sacramentum ad elementum et fit sacramentum” which means that ‘when the Word is added to the element or the natural substance, it becomes a sacrament,’ that is, a holy, divine thing and sign.” Martin Luther, The Large Catechism, Fourth Part: Baptism, sections 17-18, in The Book of Concord Continue reading

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Why doesn’t anyone go to church anymore?

“And although you were formerly alienated and hostile in mind, engaged in evil deeds” Colossians 1:21 NASB Continue reading

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