Threshold Bible Study: The Mysteries of the Rosary

Threshold Bible Study: The Mysteries of the Rosary

This study explores the biblical roots of each of the mysteries of the rosary and the meditative tradition of this popular prayer. Enhance your reflection on the joyful, luminous, sorrowful, and glorious mysteries by understanding their biblical underpinnings.

Product code :955191

ISBN :9781585955190

Author :Stephen J. Binz

Publisher :Twenty-Third Publications

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Author: Steve Binz

6 X 9" -- 128 pages

This study explores the biblical roots of each of the mysteries of the rosary and the meditative tradition of this popular prayer. Enhance your reflection on the joyful, luminous, sorrowful, and glorious mysteries by understanding their biblical underpinnings.

Contents:

How to Use Threshold Bible Study

Suggestions for Individual Study

Suggestions for Group Study

Introduction

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 1

Lessons 1-6

1. The Sign of the Cross (1 Cor 1:18-25;2:1-5)

2. The Creed of the Church (Deut 26:5-10; 1 Cor 15:3-8)

3. Our Father Who Art in Heaven (Matthew 6:5-13)

4. Hail Mary, Full of Grace (Luke 1:26-31, 39-45)

5. Glory Be to the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit (Matthew 3:13-17; 28:16-20)

6. Kneeling Before the Father (Eph 3:14-21)

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 2

Lessons 7-12

7. The Joyful Mysteries (Zeph 3:14-20; Jn 1:1-14)

8. The Annunciaton of the Angel to Mary (Lk 1:26-38)

9. The Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth (Lk 1:39-56)

10. The Nativity of Jesus (Luke 2:1-14)

11. The Presentation of Jesus in the Temple (Lk 2:22-38)

12. The Finding of Jesus in the Temple (Luke 2:41-51)

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 3

Lessons 13-18

13. The Luminous Mysteries (Isaiah 9:1-4; Jn 3:16-21)

14. The Baptism of Christ (Mk 1:4-11; Jn 1:32-34)

15. The Wedding Feast at Cana (Jn 2:1-11)

16. The Proclamation of the Kingdom (Mark 1:14-15;2:1-12; Matthew 6:25-33)

17. The Transfiguration of Jesus (Mk 9:2-10)

18. The Institution of the Eucharist (Luke 22:1-23)

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 4

Lessons 19-24

19. The Sorrowful Mysteries (Isaiah 53:1-9; John 13:1-5)

20. The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane (Matthew 26:36-46)

21. The Scourging at the Pillar (Mark 15:1-15)

22. The Crowning With Thorns (Mt 27:27-31; Jn 19:1-5)

23. The Carrying of the Cross (Lk 23:26-31; Jn 19:16-18)

24. The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus (Luke 23:32-43; John 19:25-30)

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 5

Lessons 25-30

25. The Glorious Mysteries (Psalm 98:1-6; John 16:21-24; 17:105)

26. The Resurrection of the Lord (Luke 24:1-12; John 20:11-18)

27. The Ascension into Heaven (Acts 1:1-14)

28. The Descent of the Holy Spirit (Acts 2:1-13)

29. The Assumption of Mary (1 Cor 15:12-23, 50-57)

30. The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven(1 Kings 2:16-20; Revelation 12:1-8, 13-17)

Suggestions for Facilitators, Group Session 6