Ephesians Intro (2)

Where was Ephesus?

Ephesus was at the Western end of Asia Minor (Turkey).

Find pictures of the ruins of ancient Ephesus.

What was Ephesus known for?

Ephesus was known for its religious devotion to Diana of the Ephesians.  It was a major religious center.

Who wrote the letter to the Ephesians and when was it written?

The Apostle Paul wrote the letter in the first century.

Why would someone need to write a letter to the Ephesians?

The Ephesians needed to be encouraged in their devotion to Christ Jesus.  There were many distractions to lead people astray in a pluralistic, multicultural society.

What events in the book of Acts took place in Ephesus?

Followers of Diana almost killed the apostles.

About Plymothian

I teach at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. My interests include education, biblical studies, and spiritual formation. I have been married to Kelli since 1998 and we have two children, Daryl and Amelia. For recreation I like to run, play soccer, play board games, read and travel.
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