“Bone of my bones, flesh of my flesh.” A song telling the story from Genesis 2.

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Genesis 2:4-25

Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth and no plant had yet sprung up, for the LORD God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, but streams came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. Read More…

Flesh Lyrics
I was alone when I first had a breath
Here is the dust where I lay,
Water was bubbling under paradise,
Are you here to stay?
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Check out Genesis 2 again, even if you know the story. Some new things occurred to us on this last pass. We love the way the streams came up from the ground as Adam received the breath of life. What was Eve feeling as she explored her home for the first time? We imagine their love growing very strong in the garden, and even helping them to cope through their banishment. Their expulsion didn’t lead to the first divorce.

Download this piano/vocal score or instrumental recording if you would like to perform this piece or to assist you in making your own artistic reaction to this work or Genesis 2.

Flesh Piano/Vocal Score Instrumental

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