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What is Wrong With Drama?

"Why is proclamation the way of the Bible?

The advantages of direct words over all the alternatives proposed today.

For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God (1 Corinthians 1:18).

GOD'S CHOSEN and appointed means of communicating the glorious Gospel is by proclamation, which means - by words. All the evangelizing of the New Testament was by means of words, whether by preaching, personal witness, or writing. The world of those days was full of dramatic art and cultic symbolism, but the messengers of Calvary stood aloof from it all, and worked with words.