''''''''''' (The Lord is mindful of us), '''BWV 196''', is a cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach. It is difficult to date, but is generally considered to be an early cantata on stylistic grounds.Dürr, Alfred. "Studien über die frühen Kantaten Johann Sebastian Bachs", 2nd ed. (Wiesbaden: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1977). It has been suggested that it was composed at Mühlhausen where Bach lived in 1707/1708.
thumbnail|Dornheim church where Bach was married in 1707