Scriptural Luminous Mysteries
The Scriptural Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary are such a wonderful compliment
to the new Luminous Mysteries.
These mysteries are greatly enhanced in a scriptural Rosary which expands your
knowledge of the Bible and the life of Jesus when accompanied by the Catholic Rosary prayers.
These scriptural Luminous Mysteries include...
First Scriptural Luminous Mystery
- Jesus Baptism -
"And when Jesus was baptized...The heavens were opened
And He saw that Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on Him,
And lo, a voice from the heaven, saying, "this is My beloved son,
With whom I am well pleased."
The full Bible account of Jesus baptism can be found in Matthew 3:1-17
Further meditations on the rosary mystery - The Baptism of Jesus can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Openness to the Holy Spirit
Second Scriptural Luminous Mystery
- Jesus First Miracle -
"His mother said to the servants, "Do whatever He tells you."
Jesus said to them, "fill the jars with water."
And they filled them up to the brim."
The full Bible account of the Jesus first miracle - Wedding at Cana can be found in John 2:1-11
Further meditations on the rosary mystery - Wedding at Cana can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: To Jesus Through Mary
Third Scriptural Luminous Mystery
- Jesus Messages -
"...and preach as you go, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is at hand."
Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons.
You received without pay, give with out pay."
Proclaiming the Kingdom pertains to numerous Bible Passages of Jesus messages some of which can be found here...
Further meditations on the rosary mystery - Proclaming the Kindgdom can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Repentence and Trust in God
Fourth Scriptural Luminous Mystery
- Transfiguration Of Jesus -
"And he was praying, the appearance of his raiment become
Dazzling white. And a voice came out of the cloud saying,
"This is My Son, My chosen; listen to him!"
-Luke 9:29, 35
The full Bible account of the Transfiguration can be found in Matthew 17:1-9
Further meditation on the rosary mystery - Transfiguration can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Desire for Holiness
Fifth Scriptural Luminous Mystery
- The Last Supper -
"He took bread, and when He had given thanks He broke it and gave it to them,
saying, "This is My body which is given for you" and likewise the cup after supper,
saying, "This cup which is poured out for you is the new covenant in My blood."
To read the full biblical account read Matthew 26:19-30
Further meditations on the rosary mystery - Institution of the Eucharist can be found here...
Fruit of the Mystery: Adoration
Scriptural Luminous Mysteries
Shines Light On All Rosary Mysteries
"Again therefore, Jesus spoke to them, saying:
I am the light of the world: he that followeth me,
walketh not in darkness,
but shall have the light of life."
Since Pope John Paul II gave us the scriptural Luminous Mysteries, in has been quite
clear that these mysteries shine light on the Joyful, Sorrowful, and Glorious Mysteries.
- They illuminate the significance of the joys of Jesus' childhood.
- They conclude with the institution of the Eucharist which
is the sacramental
act in which the Sorrowful Mysteries commemorate.
- And are a preview of the glorious events to come that you meditate
upon in the Glorious Mysteries.
These Scriptural Mysteries are a gift to the Church and should be embraced and used to
internalize the life of Jesus in your life and to help you attain serenity in your
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