I joined all the others who lined the path
Some clutched stones, others held their breath
I was the wife of a Roman who had sentenced you
I just came to observe I was not planning to

Enter the procession as it passed me by,
But I felt bound to raise my veil to wipe the sweat from your eyes
And when I pulled it back I knew the rumors were true
Burned into that sheet was the image of you

I think I can believe now
In the sin I've done
and that you can absolve me
And everyone –
Will be rewarded for
their faith and belief
In the sharing of your word
From the cloth you lay beneath

I came to the emperor to show the sacred cloak
To heal and convince him you weren't a joke
Your face will never leave him now that he has seen the mark
That lifted shroud has cured him; shedding light where there was dark

But I only wish you'd shown me with no sacrifice
If only I could have believed you without the need of sight
But my dedication to you now will never be swayed
since I saw the thorn crown and the spilled blood you have paid


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Veronica's Veil song meanings
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    General CommentObv about Jesus, odd song for them to do considering Dandi'd "Balloon Factory" was a satire/criticism of the whole 'Christs face' thing.
    zJacobon February 23, 2010   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionFixed lyrics.


    I joined all the others who lined the path
    Some clutched stones, others held their breath
    I was the wife of a Roman who had sentenced you
    I just came to observe I was not planning to

    Enter the procession as it passed me by,
    But I felt bound to raise my veil to wipe the sweat from your eyes
    And when I pulled it back I knew the rumors were true
    Cause burned into that sheet was the image of you

    I think I can believe now
    In the sin I've done
    and that you can absolve me
    And everyone
    Will be rewarded for
    their faith and belief
    In the sharing of your word
    From the cloth you lay beneath

    I think I can believe now
    In the sin I've done
    and that you can absolve me
    And everyone
    Will be rewarded for
    their faith and belief
    In the sharing of your word
    From the cloth you lay beneath

    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe -lieve -lieve -lieve -lieve now

    I came to the emperor to show the sacred cloak
    To heal and convince him you weren't a joke
    Your face will never leave him now that he has seen the mark
    That lifted shroud has cured him; shedding light where there was dark

    But I only wish you'd shown me with no sacrifice
    If only I could have believed you without the need of sight
    But my dedication to you now will never be swayed
    since I saw the thorn crown and the blood you have paid

    I think I can believe now
    In the sin I've done
    and that you can absolve me
    And everyone
    Will be rewarded for
    their faith and belief
    In the sharing of your word
    From the cloth you lay beneath

    I think I can believe now
    In the sin I've done
    and that you can absolve me
    And everyone
    Will be rewarded for
    their faith and belief
    In the sharing of your word
    From the cloth you lay beneath

    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    I think I can believe now
    In you



    The meaning of this song couldn't be more obvious. No interpretation required.
    Rustbaneon January 17, 2011   Link

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