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the present of music

In Genesis 1 God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness.” How can an infinite God existing in three Persons make something in His likeness? Miraculously, He compressed humans into a microcosm of the Trinity: I’m one person in basically three parts – body, mind, spirit. And I’d like to suggest that the three basic components to music correspond to our basic construction. At its core, music has three parts: rhythm, melody, harmony. Rhythm corresponds to our body (probably because we have a throbbing drummer in our chests called a heart); melody could be said to correlate to our mind, and harmony to our spirit. These categories are over-simplified, but the correspondence

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