BWV 86 Wahrlich, wahrlich ich sage euch
Rogate (Fifth Sunday after Easter or Rogation Sunday).
1. Jn. 16:23; 3. Georg Grünwald, verse 16 of "Kommt her zu mir, spricht Gottes Sohn," 1530 (Wackernagel, III, #1461); 6. Paul Speratus, verse 11 of "Es ist das Heil uns kommen her," 1524 (Wackernagel, III, #55).
14 May 1724, Leipzig.
BG 20,1; NBA I/12.
1. Arioso [Dictum] (B)
Truly, truly, I say to you, if any ask for something from the Father,
and ask in my name, he will give it to you.
2. Aria (A)
I in truth would roses gather,
My petition and my prayer
God most sure to heart is taking,
For this me his word hath pledged.
3. Chorale (S)
And what the ever gracious God(1)
4. Recit. (T)
God doth not act as doth the world,
5. Aria (T)
God's help is sure;
6. Chorale (S, A, T, B)
Our hope awaits the proper time
1. Cf. Jn. 14:27.
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