Scriptural Glorious Mysteries
"The Lord will give strength to his people:
the Lord will bless his people with peace."
While praying the Scriptural Glorious Mysteries you will discover that the
Rosary is in fact the prayer of the Gospels.
When the meditations on the Rosary and in this case on the Glorious Mysteries of the
Rosary, are accompanied by the Catholic Rosary prayers, the events in the life of
Jesus come alive.
The joys and sorrows of Mary and Jesus were recounted in the Joyful and Sorrowful
Mysteries. Jesus' mission was brought into focus in the Luminous Mysteries. In these others
you discovered that Mary played a key role in the Incarnation and the redemption of mankind.
In the Glorious Mysteries Jesus and Mary's triumphs and glories are meditated
upon and the soul of the Rosary comes to full bloom as the fruits and virtues the
Rosary imparts on those devoted to it are revealed.
The the Scriptural Glorious Mysteries include...
First Scriptural Glorious Mystery
- Jesus Resurrection -
"You need not be amazed! You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth,
the one who was crucified. He has been raised up;
he is not here. See the place where they laid him."
The full Bible account of Jesus Resurrection can be found in Matthew 27:60-28:9, Mark 15:47-16:11, Luke 23:54-34:9, and John 19:40-20:18
Further meditations on the rosary - the Resurrection of Jesus can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Faith
Second Scriptural Glorious Mystery
- Ascension of Jesus -
"Then, after speaking to them, the Lord Jesus was taken up into
Heaven and took his seat at Gods right hand."
The full Bible account of Ascension of Jesus can be found in Mark 16:14-20, Luke 24:44-51, and Acts 1:4-11
Further meditations for the Ascension of Jesus can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Hope
Third Scriptural Glorious Mystery
- Pentecost -
"All were filled with the Holy Spirit.
They began to express themselves in foreign tongues and
make bold proclamation as the Spirit prompted them."
The full bible verson of the Pentecost - Descent of the Holy Spirit can be found in Acts 1:12-14 and Acts 2:1-8
Further meditations on the Pentecost - Descent of the Holy Spirit can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Love of God
Fourth Scriptural Glorious Mystery
- Marys Assumption -
"A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun,
With the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars."
Marys Assumption is not recorded in Scripture but it can be deduced from
Scripture. Bible passages that can accompany your Scriptural Rosary are
Canticle of Canticles 2:10-13 and 8:5 and Luke 1:46-50
Further rosary meditations on Marys Assumption can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Grace of a happy death
Fifth Scriptural Glorious Mystery
- Queen Of Heaven -
"You are the glory of Jerusalem
you are the splendid boast of our people
God is pleased with what you have wrought. May you be blessed by the Lord Almighty
forever and ever."
The Coronation of Mary Queen of Heaven is not recorded in Scripture either, but it can also be
deduced from Scripture. Bible passages to accompany your Scriptural Rosary are
Apocalypse 12:1, Psalm 44:14-16 and Judith 15:10
Further meditations on the Coronation of Mary can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Trust in Mary's intercession
In The Scriptural Glorious Mysteries
You Will Gain Deep Peace
And Be Drawn Closer To God
"To enlighten them that sit in darkness,
and in the shadow of death:
to direct our feet into the way of peace."
These glorious events will teach you to look forward to the day you are united with
Jesus and His Mother Mary.
The theological virtues of faith, hope, and charity actually lead a soul to God.
The benefits of praying the Scriptural Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary are
glorious in and of themselves for they teach you...
They also will bestow on you a desire for a happy death and teach you the so called secret of Mary - total trust in her intercessory power before the throne of God.
to have a deep faith in God
to place your hope in God
to love God with your whole being
The peace you will gain from meditating on this final set of mysteries is insurmountable.
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