BWV 183 Sie werden euch in den Bann tun II
Exaudi (The Sunday after Ascension).
Christiane Mariane von Ziegler, Versuch in Gebundener Schreibart, Teil I (Leipzig, 1728), with several changes; Facs: Neumann T, p. 361.
1. Jn. 16:2; 5. Paul Gerhardt, verse 5 of "Zeuch ein zu deinen Toren," 1653 (Fischer-Tümpel, III, #413).
13 May 1725, Leipzig.
BG 37; NBA I/12.
1. Recit. [Dictum] (B)(1)
In banishment they will cast you,(2) there cometh, yea, the time
when he who slays you will think that he doeth God a good deed in this.
2. Aria (T)
I have no fear of death's dread terror,
I'll follow glad and willingly;
Would ye deny my life protection
And think God thus your service do,
He shall himself at last reward you,
So good, with this I'll be content.
3. Recit. (A)
I am prepared my blood and poor existence
4. Aria (S)
Highest helper, Holy Ghost,
5. Chorale (S, A, T, B)
Thy Spirit is a teacher,
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