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Rasgóse el velo

Representative Text

1 ¡Rasgóse el velo! ya no más
distancia mediará,
Al trono mismo de su Dios
el alma llegará.

2 ¡Rasgóse el velo! sombras id!
la luz resplandeció;
La cara misma de su Dios,
Jesús ya reveló.

3 ¡Rasgóse el velo! hecha está
eterna redención;
El alma pura y limpia ya
no teme perdición.

4 ¡Rasgóse el velo! Dios abrió
los brazos de su amor;
Entrar podemos donde entró
Jesús, el Salvador.

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #195

Translator: C. H. Bright

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Author: James G. Deck

Deck, James George, eldest son of John Deck, of Bury St. Edmunds, was born in 1802 and educated for the army, and became an officer in the Indian service. Retiring from the army, and having joined the Plymouth Brethren, he undertook, in 1843, the charge of a congregation of that body, at Wellington, Somerset. In 1852 be went abroad and settled in New Zealand. His hymns were published in Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, 1837-1838; Psalms and Hymns, &c, London, Walther (containing those in the former collection), 1842; the Wellington Hymn Book, 1857; Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1860. Of his hymns now in use outside his own denomination, the greater part appeared in the 1837-1838 book, and are found in his brother-in-law's (Dr. Walker's) Chelte… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¡Rasgóse el velo! ya no más
Title: Rasgóse el velo
Author: James G. Deck (1842)
Translator: C. H. Bright
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



MARTYRDOM was originally an eighteenth-century Scottish folk melody used for the ballad "Helen of Kirkconnel." Hugh Wilson (b. Fenwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, c. 1766; d. Duntocher, Scotland, 1824) adapted MARTYRDOM into a hymn tune in duple meter around 1800. A triple-meter version of the tune was fir…

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EVAN (Havergal)

This tune is likely the work of the composer named here, but has also been attributed to others as shown in the instances list.

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Instances (1 - 1 of 1)

Celebremos Su Gloria #195

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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