Jeremiah 7:18

Jeremiah 7:18

I found in Jeremiah 7:18 a reference to a goddess named the "queen of heaven." Who was she? This goddess is also mentioned in Jeremiah 44:17-19, and 25. In our attempt to identify this pagan deity we should begin with the biblical references. In this particular case, the texts provide good, although limited, information.

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2 Timothy 3:16

There's much discussion on my university campus about the inspiration of the Bible. Some say that the word "inspiration" isn't biblical. Is this true? Is the English translation of 2 Timothy 3:16 correct?

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Predestination and Human Freedom

Is it true that the New Testament teaches that some individuals are predestined for salvation and others for eternal perdition?

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Modern Versions and the King James Version

Is the KJV to be favored above all other Bible translations?

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Romans 14

I recently became an Adventist, and some friends have been quoting Romans 14 to me to demonstrate that our health message isn't biblical and that the observance of the seventh-day Sabbath isn't required of Christians. Could you comment about that chapter?

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1 Peter 3:3, 4

Is it true that 1 Peter 3:3, 4 should be translated "Your beauty should not so much come from outward adornment . . . but rather it should be that of your inner self"?

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1 John 5:7

I understand that not all of 1 John 5:7 was originally written by John. How can that be?

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Titus 2:13

Why do some people say that the title "God" in Titus 2:13 does not refer to Jesus? The passage seems very clear: "While we wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ" (NIV).

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Ransomed!

Could you give me a couple passages from the New Testament from which the substitutionary death of Christ is taught?

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