3. Ach, unser Wille bleibt verkehrt

From Herr, wie du willt, so schicks mit mir, BWV 73

Johann Sebastian Bach
c minor
8 measures

German text

English translation

Ach, unser Wille bleibt verkehrt,
Ah, our will remains perverted,
Bald trotzig, bald verzagt,
quickly contrary, quickly dashed,
Des Sterbens will er nie gedenken;
never considering death;
Allein ein Christ, in Gottes Geist gelehrt,
but a Christian, educated in God’s spirit,
Lernt sich in Gottes Willen senken
teaches itself to sink into God’s will
Und sagt:
and says:

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