Ephesians was written by the Apostle Paul while he was in a Roman jail awaiting trial. Here you will find great resources regarding the Book of Ephesians. You can also find more information on The Holy Bible.
Ephesians Bible Study
Commentaries on Ephesians
Who wrote the Book of Ephesians?
The Apostle Paul wrote the Book of Ephesians. He wrote it to the Church he had planted at Ephesus - hence the name Ephesians.
When was the Book of Ephesians Written?
It is widely believed that the Book of Ephesians was written between 60 and 61 A.D.
Where is Ephesus and why was it important?
Ephesus is located in what is now modern day Turkey. It was part of the Roman provence of Asia - also known as Asia Minor. The city is located on the Cayster River, which is near the Aegean Sea - making it an important port and commercial hub.
What is the Purpose of the Book of Ephesians?
Written to the Church in Ephesus, this books purpose is to strengthen the Christians of the Church.
As a prisoner in Rome who was awaiting trial, Paul could not revisit the church in Ephesus, as he had revisited other churches he had established during his first and second missionary journeys. Paul had established the church in Ephesus on his third missionary journey about three to five years earlier. He wrote his letter to the Ephesians to do what he could not do personally. He wrote to strengthen and confirm the believers there in the grace of God and the gospel of Christ, as well as to encourage them in performing their works of service and holiness in response to God's saving grace.