| 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 hast been born man to my credit,
Or gainst me Satan will have spoken,
Yet 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 once-begotten Son of God.
1. Cf. Acts 10:26 and 47.
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