Everyman Research Essay

1241 Words Jun 18th, 2012 5 Pages
Players in Life In the 15th Century Morality Play “Everyman” the unknown author has shined a spiritual light on Everyman. The author uses a cast of characters Everyman will encounter during a life span of whom to seek salvation and the solution to that is God. The Holy Bible states “for the wages of sin is death: but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord” (King James Version Bible, Romans 6.23). One day every man will have to give an account for their own actions. During the opening of the play, God called upon the Messenger and Death to alert Everyman that the time of reckoning had come. The author wants readers to pay close attention. God complains about how every man have become immersed in …show more content…
“And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God” (Matthew 19.24). Money is not the downfall of man, but the love of money can be. Every man in society at some point allows money to be their God. People will lie, steal, cheat, forsake family, disappoint love ones and not accept responsibility for their actions to get the almighty dollar. Everyman

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