229. In the Darkness of the Morning

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Text Information
First Line: In the darkness of the morning
Title: In the Darkness of the Morning
Author: Adam M. L. Tice (2004)
Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Year: Easter Vigil; Christian Year: Resurrection/Easter; Jesus Christ: Resurrection (3 more...)
Copyright: © 2009 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Harmonizer: Geoffrey Laycock (1971)
Key: d minor
Source: Latvian melody
Notes: Harmonization copyright statement in hymnal is incorrect. Harmonization copyrighted 1971 by Faber Music Ltd.

Text Information:

The moving Easter morning encounter between Mary Magdalene and the risen Christ, described in John 20:1–18, gives evidence of the importance of women in Jesus’ life and ministry. As the first witness to his resurrection, Mary Magdalene became “the apostle to the apostles.”

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