Dear Friend of Hymnary,

As you know, we don't ask for money too often. But we're asking now.

So before you hit the "close" button on this box, please consider a donation to keep Hymnary going.

More than half a million people come here every month -- worship leaders, hymnologists, hymn lovers and more -- people who now have access to the most complete database of North American hymnody on the planet thanks to this site. But keeping all of this afloat does not come without a cost, and we have limited sources of revenue. So if you benefit from, would you please consider a donation today? Even small amounts help, and they also let us know you're behind us and support what we do.

You can make your tax-deductible contribution by clicking the Donate button below, or you can send a check to Hymnary at 3201 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

On behalf of the entire Hymnary team,
Harry Plantinga

280. The Unveiled Christ

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.

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)

Text Information
First Line: Once our blessed Christ of beauty
Title: The Unveiled Christ
Author: N. B. Herrell
Publication Date: 1989
Topic: Jesus Christ: Intercessor
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O behold the Man of Sorrows
Tune Information
Name: [Once our blessed Christ of beauty]
Composer: N. B. Herrell
Key: D♭ Major

More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.