Sunday, January 20, 2008

Luminous Mysteries - Varied References

The Baptism of the Lord

Our Father

1- Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. (Mt 3:13) Hail Mary

2- "I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how I am constrained until it is accomplished." (Lk 12:50) Hail Mary

3- John would have prevented him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?" (Mt 3:14) Hail Mary

4- But Jesus answered him, "Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he consented. (Mt 3:15) Hail Mary

5- So they took up Jonah and threw him into the sea; and the sea ceased from raging. (Jon 1:15) Hail Mary

6- "As Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the whale, so will the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." (Mt 12:40) Hail Mary

7- We were buried therefore with him in baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. (Rom 6:4) Hail Mary

8- And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water. (Mt 3:15) Hail Mary

9- The heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form, as a dove. (Lk 3:21-22) Hail Mary

10- And a voice came from heaven, "Thou art my beloved Son; with thee I am well pleased". (Mk 1:11) Hail Mary

Glory be

Christ's Self-Manifestation at the Wedding of Cana

Our Father

1- There was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples. (Jn 2:1-2) Hail Mary

2- When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, "They have no wine." (Jn 2:3) Hail Mary

3- Now six stone jars were standing there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them, "Fill the jars with water." (Jn 2:6-7) Hail Mary

4- When the steward of the feast tasted the water now become wine... [he] called the bridegroom and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first...but you have kept the good wine until now." (Jn 2:9, 10) Hail Mary

5- Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast. (Mk 2:19) Hail Mary

6- And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. (Rev 21:2) Hail Mary

7- And he who sat upon the throne said, "Behold, I make all things new." (Rev 21:5) Hail Mary

8- Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come. (2 Cor 5:17) Hail Mary

9- This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him. (Jn 2:11) Hail Mary

10- I found him whom my soul loves. I held him, and would not let him go. (Song 3:4) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

Our Father

1- Moses summoned all Israel and said to them..."The Lord said to me...'I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brethren.'" (Deut 5:1, 18: 17, 18) Hail Mary

2- "'I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.'" (Deut 18:18) Hail Mary

3- "The Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what to say and what to speak. And I know his commandment is eternal life." (Jn 12:49-50) Hail Mary

4- "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted." (Is 61:1) Hail Mary

5- Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand." (Mk 1:14-15) Hail Mary

6- "Repent, and believe in the gospel." (Mk 1:15) Hail Mary

7- God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. (Acts 5:31) Hail Mary

8- He has delivered us from the dominion of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col 1:13-14) Hail Mary

9- Therefore put away all filthiness and rank growth of wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. (Jas 1:21) Hail Mary

10- "As for those in good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bring forth fruit with patience." (Lk 8:15) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Transfiguration

Our Father

1- Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. (Mk 9:2) Hail Mary

2- And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his garments became white as light. (Mt 17:1-2) Hail Mary

3- His raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool. (Dan 7:9) Hail Mary

4- His brightness was like the light, rays flashed from his hand; and there he veiled his power. (Hab 3:4) Hail Mary

5- His face [was] like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches. (Dan 10:6) Hail Mary

6- "The Lord bless you and keep you: The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you." (Num 6:24-25) Hail Mary

7- "The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace." (Num 6:26) Hail Mary

8- We have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father. (Jn 1:14) Hail Mary

9- A bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him." (Mt 17:5) Hail Mary

10- We heard this voice from heaven, for we were with him on the holy mountain. (2 Pet 1:17) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper

Our Father

1- "The whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill their lambs in the evening...They shall eat the flesh that night." (Ex 12:6, 8) Hail Mary

2- Christ, our paschal lamb, has been sacrificed. (1 Cor 5:7) Hail Mary

3- "Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you." (Jn 6:53) Hail Mary

4- As they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to his disciples and said, "Take, eat; this is my body." (Mt 26:26) Hail Mary

5- And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, "Drink of it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins." (Mt 26:27-28) Hail Mary

6- "Do this in remembrance of me." (Lk 22:19) Hail Mary

7- Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was priest of God Most High. (Gen 14:18) Hail Mary

8- The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, "You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek." (Ps 110:4) Hail Mary

9- From the rising of the sun to its setting my name is great among the nations, and in every place incense is offered to my name, and a pure offering. (Mal 1:11) Hail Mary

10- For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes. (1 Cor 11:26) Hail Mary

Glory be


cas said...

Last 3 verses of Proclamation of Kingdom of God are absolutely awesome!

Richard said...

Thanks, Colleen!

Unknown said...

Richard, it seems you have not been here for a while. Please know that it is VERY VERY appreciated. Thank you so much. :)

Richard said...

Thanks for your concern, Orlie! I have been VERY VERY busy the past school year. Thank God I finally have my spring break this week. Please pray for me for the grace and strength to make it through the rest of this school year calmly and pleasantly!