Critical Analysis Of Ephesians-4 : 15-5 : 20

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Ephesians 4:15-5:20 touches on everything from “speaking the truth in love,” to “putting on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness,” “to share with those in need,” and to “find out what pleases the Lord.” With this vast passage of dos and don'ts, how then does the dramatic artist do anything worthwhile? The artist, first and far most, praise Christ and “must no longer live as the Gentiles do,” rather we must set ourselves apart in our craft. We must not simply tell others to “Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you,” thater we must enact it. Drama is “in the form of action, not narative,” and we as actors must enact the narrative, in a way that is pleasing to our Lord. Ephesians 4:15-5:20 is a good place to start when wondering how to please Christ with our role and “Little C calling” as beings of the dramatic arts. We are called not to “live as the Gentiles do,” and in a world that is flooded with sin, it is difficult to do that. Actors in hollywood are called to be these infallible beings, beautiful, full of vitality in the form of sex appeal and botox, and above all silent when it comes to standing up for “what is good.” Dr. Stewart, in his response to The Wider Implication of Commandment #7 states that “Our mental or heart activity is carried out as much before the face of God as our acted out behavior.” We can take this and apply this to our work as Dramatic artists. THere is

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