BWV 68 Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt
Second Day of Pentecost.
Christiane Mariane von Ziegler, Versuch in Gebundener Schreibart, Teil I (Leipzig, 1728); Facs: Neumann T, p. 363.
1. Salomo Liscow, verse 1 of the hymn, 1675 (Fischer-Tümpel, IV, #160), after Jn. 3:16; 5. Jn. 3:18.
21 May 1725, Leipzig; Parody: 2, 4 <--- BWV 208/13, 7.
BG 16; NBA I/14.
1. Chorus [Chorale] (S, A, T, B)
In truth hath God the world so loved
2. Aria (S)
My heart ever faithful,
I will simply tell you:
My Jesus is near!
3. Recit. (B)
I am like Peter not mistaken,(1)
4. Aria (B)
Thou art born man to my advantage,
And Satan arm himself against,
But I'll to thee, my Savior, pray.
5. Chorus [Dictum] (S, A, T, B)
Who in him trusteth will not judged guilty; but who doth not trust him is already judged guilty; for he trusteth not in the name of the one-born Son of God the Father.
1. Cf. Acts 10:26 and 47.
© Copyright Z. Philip Ambrose