The unveiled Christ

Once our blessed Christ of beauty

Author: N. B. Herrell
Tune: [Once our blessed Christ of beauty]
Published in 18 hymnals

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1 Once our blessèd Christ of beauty
Was veiled off from human view;
But thro' suffering, death and sorrow
He has rent the veil in two.

Chorus:
O behold the Man of Sorrows,
O behold Him in plain view;
Lo! He is the mighty conqu'ror,
Since He rent the veil in two.
Lo! He is the mighty conqu'ror,
Since He rent the veil in two.

2 Now He is with God the Father,
Interceding there for you;
For He is the mighty conqu'ror,
Since He rent the veil in two. (Chorus)

3 Holy angels bow before Him,
Men of earth give praises due;
For He is the well-belovèd
Since He rent the veil in two. (Chorus)

4 Thro'out time and endless ages,
Heights and depths of love so true;
He alone can be the giver
Since He rent the veil in two. (Chorus)



Source: Sing Joyfully #280

Author: N. B. Herrell

Born: March 8, 1877, Miami, Indiana. Died: May 10, 1953, Pasadena, California. A Nazarene minister, Herrell was a pastor in Arlington, Virginia, when a heart ailment forced his retirement. His works include: Christ at the Controls The Way of Christian Prosperity --www.hymntime.com/tch/… Go to person page >

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The Cyber Hymnal #7036
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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns of Faith #72Page Scan
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal #178
Sing Joyfully #280TextPage Scan
Small Church Music #3756Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #7036TextScoreAudio
The Hymnal for Worship and Celebration #169Text
Include 12 pre-1979 instances



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