5. Der Glaube schafft der Seele Flügel

From Wer da gläubet und getauft wird, BWV 37

Johann Sebastian Bach
b minor
47 measures

German text

English translation

Der Glaube schafft der Seele Flügel,
Faith creates the wings of the soul,
Daß sie sich in den Himmel schwingt,
so that it may soar to heaven,
Die Taufe ist das Gnadensiegel,
baptism is the seal of grace,
Das uns den Segen Gottes bringt;
that brings us to God’s blessing;
Und daher heißt ein selger Christ,
and therefore he is called a blessed Christian
Wer gläubet und getaufet ist.
who believes and is baptized.

About the text


  • Oboe d’amore I + Violino I
  • Violino II
  • Viola
  • Basso
  • Continuo: Organo


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