Truth Sent From Above, The

DESCRIPTION: "This is the truth sent from above, The truth of God, the God of love." The singer tells how God created man, then woman, and set them in Paradise. But they ate from the tree (of knowledge), and now all suffer their punishment
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1909 (Leather)
KEYWORDS: religious Bible punishment food carol
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Leather, p. 196, "The Truth Sent From Above" (1 text, 1 tune)
OBC 68, "The Truth From Above" (1 text, 1 tune with two arrangements)
DT, TRUABOVE*
ADDITIONAL: Ian Bradley, _The Penguin Book of Carols_ (1999), #86, "This Is the Truth Sent From Above" (1 text)

Roud #2109
NOTES: The story of the Fall is, of course, found in Genesis chapter 3. The version of creation in which man preceded woman (as opposed to both being created at the same time) is in Genesis 2:4-23. - RBW
File: Leath196

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