The Apostle John’s mention of ‘the Lord’s day’ is often quoted by Christians who worship on the first day of the week instead of on Saturday, the Sabbath. But is this a correct understanding of this reference? Daniel Botkin explains the context of ‘the Lord’s day’ and the meaning of the Sabbath. [Read more]
About Daniel Botkin
Daniel Botkin publishes the bimonthly "Gates of Eden" magazine, which has been in print since 1995. To receive a copy, send your name and SNAIL MAIL address to firstname.lastname@example.org. Dr. Botkin is a writer, teacher, artist, and musician and speaks at churches, Messianic congregations, and conferences across the nation. He and his wife Teresa live in East Peoria, IL and shepherd Gates of Eden Messianic Congregation. Daniel has a B.S. in Art from Illinois State University and a Doctorate in literature from the Evangelical Reformed Methodist Church.
Entries by Daniel Botkin
Daniel Botkin provides an understanding definition of ‘pedagogue’ as contained in Galatians 3:23-25: “But before faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed. Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith. But after that faith is come, we are no longer under a schoolmaster.” [Read more]
Marcion was an early Christian bishop who taught that the entire Old Testament should be rejected, and that Paul was the only apostle that could be trusted. Is the ghost of Marcion still at large in the Church today? [Read more]