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Cantata BWV 115

Mvt. 3

Recitative

Title:

Gott, so vor deine Seele wacht

Soloists:

B

   

Instruments:

Bc

Text:

Gott, so vor deine Seele wacht,
Hat Abscheu an der Sünden Nacht;
Er sendet dir sein Gnadenlicht
Und will vor diese Gaben,
Die er so reichlich dir verspricht,
Nur offne Geistesaugen haben.
Des Satans List ist ohne Grund,
Die Sünder zu bestricken;
Brichst du nun selbst den Gnadenbund,
Wirst du die Hilfe nie erblicken.
Die ganze Welt und ihre Glieder
Sind nichts als falsche Brüder;
Doch macht dein Fleisch und Blut hiebei
Sich lauter Schmeichelei.

CT:

Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit verses 3-6 (paraphrased)

Author:

Johann Burchard Freystein

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