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893. A Song to the Lamb (Dignus es): Canticle 18

1 Splendor and honor and kingly [royal] power
are yours by right, O Lord our God. [God Most High]

2 For you created everything that is,
and by your will they were created and have their being;

3 And yours by right, O Lamb that was slain,
for with your blood you have redeemed for God,

4 From every family, language, people, and nation,
a kingdom of priests [royal priesthood] to serve our God.

5 And so, to him [the One] who sits upon the throne,
and to Christ the Lamb,

6 Be worship and praise, dominion and splendor,
for ever and for evermore.

Text Information
First Line: Splendor and honor and kingly power
Title: A Song to the Lamb (Dignus es): Canticle 18
Publication Date: 1997
Topic: Service Music: Canticles
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: [Splendor and honor and kingly power]
Composer: Richard Fabian (b. 1942)
Key: a minor
Copyright: © 1994 All Saints' Company

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