this canticle is made up of the songs sung to God and to the Lamb by the court of heaven in the revelation of John, and is sung by the episcopal church on tuesday and friday mornings. it can be found in the bible in the fourth and fifth chapter of revelation.
splendor and honor and kingly power
are yours by right, o Lord our God,
for you created everything that is,
and by your will they were created and have their being;
and yours by right, o Lamb that was slain,
and so, to him who sits upon the throne,