Three New Testament Books Contact this website: www.PrestonTaylorBooks.net Ephesians. The Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the church in Ephesus from his prison in Rome in about 62 A.D. Samuel Taylor Coleridge of England described Paul's letter as "The Queen of the Epistles." Paul plumbs the depths of redemption and the Christian life throughout this treatise in his six thought-provoking chapters. The reader will find Preston Taylor's 22 chapters on Ephesians to be practical, enlightening, and easy to read. James. This brief letter by James, the half-brother of Jesus and pastor of the church in Jerusalem for at least 20 years, offers practical guidelines for daily living. Pastors, teachers, and anyone else will find profit from these 18 chapters devoted to the many themes of the letter - such as faith, prayer, trials, temptations, pride, greed, anger, wealth, poverty, wisdom, healing, patience, Christ's return, and more. First John. The Apostle John probably wrote this letter about 85 or 90 A.D. H. I. Hester in his book, The Heart of the New Testament, writes that John's epistle "is a warm, rich treatise on the reality and rewards of Christian living. Those who are genuine Disciples of Christ will live a life of righteousness and love, and they will walk by faith and their faith will overcome the world." The central theme of First John is love, which that apostle mentions 44 times in his writing. John wanted believers to be A Fellowship of Love.