|First Line:||Woman, weeping in the garden|
|Title:||Woman, Weeping in the Garden|
|Author:||Daniel Charles Damon (1991)|
|Scripture:||Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-7; John 20:1-18|
|Topic:||Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ: Resurrection2 more...|
|Copyright:||© 1992 Hope Publishing Company|
This hymn focuses on Mary Magdalene, the first witness to Christ’s Resurrection (John 20:1–18). Her frame of mind turns from sorrow and apprehension to joy and proclamation in the middle stanza when the supposed gardener calls her by name, and she recognizes the risen Christ.