BWV 108 Es ist euch gut, daß ich hingehe
Cantate (Fourth Sunday after Easter).
Christiane Mariane von Ziegler, Versuch in Gebundener Schreibart, Teil I (Leipzig, 1728); Facs: Neumann T, p. 360.
1. Jn. 16:7; 4. Jn. 16:13; 6. Paul Gerhardt, verse 10 of "Gott, Vater, sende deinen Geist," 1653 (Fischer-Tümpel, III, #414).
29 April 1725, Leipzig.
BG 23; NBA I/12.
1. Aria [Dictum] (B)
It is for you that I depart now, for were I not departing, would your
Comforter not come. But since I am leaving, I will send him unto
2. Aria (T)
There shall no doubt deter me,
3. Recit. (T)
Thy Spirit will in such wise rule me
4. Chorus [Dictum] (S, A, T, B)
When he, however, truth's very Spirit, will have come, will he into
every truth then lead you. For he will not of himself be speaking,
rather all that he hath heard will he be speaking; and what the future
holds will he proclaim abroad.
5. Aria (A)
What my heart of thee doth seek,
6. Chorale (S, A, T, B)
Thy Spirit God from heaven sends,
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