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Jesus Sweat Drops Of Blood In The Garden
For You To Overcome Your Sins...

"And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him.
And being in an agony, he prayed the longer."
-Luke 22:43

Catholic Rosary Myteries

The event that began the sorrowful Passion of Jesus was the Agony in the Garden. So great was His grief that Jesus sweat drops of blood.

The unimaginable mental suffering Jesus experienced was immense. The exact Biblical account below accompanies the scriptural Rosary and will greatly enhance your meditations on the Rosary and the life of Jesus.

  • "Jesus went forth with his disciples over the brook Cedron, where there was a garden, into which he entered with his disciples." -John 18:1
  • "And he said to his disciples: Sit you here, till I go yonder and pray. And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to grow sorrowful and to be sad. Then he saith to them: My soul is sorrowful even unto death: stay you here, and watch with me." -Matthew 26:37-38
  • "And when he was gone forward a little, he fell flat on the ground; and he prayed, that if it might be, the hour might pass from him. And he saith: Abba, Father, all things are possible to thee: remove this chalice from me; but not what I will, but what thou wilt." -Mark 14:35-36
  • "And there appeared to him an angel from heaven, strengthening him. And being in an agony, he prayed the longer. And his sweat became as drops of blood, trickling down upon the ground." -Luke 22:43-44
  • "And he cometh, and findeth them sleeping. And he saith to Peter: Simon, sleepest thou? couldst thou not watch one hour? Watch ye, and pray that you enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. And going away again, he prayed, saying the same words." -Mark 14:37-39
  • "And he cometh again and findeth them sleeping: for their eyes were heavy. And leaving them, he went again: and he prayed the third time, saying the selfsame word. Then he cometh to his disciples, and saith to them: Sleep ye now and take your rest; behold the hour is at hand, and the Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of sinners. Rise, let us go: behold he is at hand that will betray me." -Matthew 26:43-46

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On Account Of Your Sins, Jesus Sweat
Drops Of Blood In The Garden -
To Find Peace, You Must Have True Sorrow
For These Sins That Caused Him Such Agony

"The sorrow that is according to God
worketh penance, steadfast unto salvation..."
-2 Corinthians 7:10

Catholic Rosary Mysteries

This sad event should incite in you a deep sorrow for your sins because it was those sins and the sins of each person ever created that caused Jesus' agony.

Confronting your sins and being sorry for them is the only route to having true peace of mind.

Sorrow for sin is also known as contrition.

Contrition is the emotion of hating your sins and feeling true grief for offending God so much so that you never want to commit that sin again.

The Act of Contrition is a prayer that you should memorize.

It will help you grasp a firmer idea of what contrition is. There are prayer cards available with this prayer on it and many other beautiful Catholic prayers.

The Bible passages used for Jesus Sweat Drops of Blood Scriptural Sorrowful Rosary Mystery were taken from the timeless Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible.

If you are looking for a more modern language version of Jesus Sweat Drops of Blood, our recommendation would be the St. Ignatius Press Bible.

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Almighty and everlasting God, look upon the Heart of Thy well-beloved Son and upon the acts of praise and satisfaction which He renders unto Thee in the name of sinners; and do Thou, in Thy great goodness, grant pardon to them who seek Thy mercy, in the name of the same Thy Son, Jesus Christ, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee, world without end. Amen.
-From the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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