Author Archives: Ryan Healy

About Ryan Healy

Ryan Healy is a freelance writer. He's been a Christian most of his life, but did not discover that God would save all people until age 23. When he asked too many questions about the Bible, he was told he could no longer participate in his Sunday school's social activities. After that experience, Ryan left the church and has been studying The Restoration of All Things ever since.

Was Paul a False Apostle?

Was Paul a false apostle? This is a question I had never really considered before. But I was forced to consider it due to a conversation I started on my Facebook page. Here’s how this question came up. First, I … Continue reading

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Just How Great Is God’s Love?

The Bible does not lack for verses that tell of the love of God. There are hundreds of them. Of course, the most famous of these is probably John 3:16. “For God so loved the world, that He gave His … Continue reading

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The Greatest Love Story Never Told: Why God Will Save All People

Editor’s Note: This letter was originally published on SecretEvangel.com in 2008. It has taken me more than six months to write this letter. Why so long? Because it discusses my beliefs and how they’ve changed over the last five years. … Continue reading

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AMAZING: The Bible Reveals How Jesus Would Respond to the Recent Beheadings of American Journalists

Ever since ISIS/ISIL have released videos that claim to show the beheadings of several journalists, the demands that “something must be done” have gotten louder and louder. Of course, when Americans (and Christians) demand that “something must be done,” they … Continue reading

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How Should Christians React to a Military Threat from Another Nation?

North Korea’s National Defense Commission recently released the following statement: We do not hide that a variety of satellites and long-range rockets which will be launched by the DPRK one after another and a nuclear test of higher level which … Continue reading

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Why Did Jesus Tell His Disciples to Buy Swords?

Most Christians I have encountered believe strongly that Jesus advocates the use of violence for self-defense. To bolster their position, they often quote Luke 22:36, which says: And He said to them, “But now, whoever has a money belt is … Continue reading

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Is Repentance a Requirement for Forgiveness?

Recently, a believer shared his view that a Christian should never forgive another person for sin unless that person first repents. I had never heard this belief before, so I searched the Bible to find a basis for it. Here … Continue reading

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Hannah Whitall Smith’s Testimony

Hannah Whitall Smith published the book The Unselfishness of God And How I Discovered It in 1903. As Wikipedia points out, many editions of the book omit three chapters in which Smith explains how she came to believe God saves … Continue reading

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Where Have All the Bereans Gone?

In the book of Acts, Paul and Silas travel to Berea to preach the word of God. The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the … Continue reading

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God’s Will Regarding the Salvation of Mankind

What is God’s will regarding the salvation of mankind? Does He intend to save all people, or just a few? According to the Christian church, God is only going to save a few and the rest will burn in a … Continue reading

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