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" Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified. "
A true relation of the holy war, made by king Shaddai upon Diabolus ... - Page 135
by John Bunyan - 1816
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Four Doctrines

Emanuel Swedenborg - 1954 - 276 pages
...broken spirit: a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. ps. jí \~f He will give the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Isa. bei 3. A woman forsaken, and grieved in spirit. Isa_ jjv g Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs...
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The Christian Review, Volume 7

Baptists - 1842 - 676 pages
...general pardon, commanding my Lord Mayor, my Lord Willbewill, and Mr. Recorder, to proclaim and cause it to be proclaimed to-morrow, by that the sun is up,...mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." He also took away their ropes, and brake in pieces their fetters, and put chains of...
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Church missionary gleaner [afterw.] C.M.S. gleaner [afterw ..., Volumes 9-12

Church missionary society - 614 pages
...but the Gospel illumines their darkness, and inspires them with joyful anticipations: it gives them "the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." I have seen how grateful to their ears are the tidings of that better land, where "...
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The Jewish herald and record of Christian effort for the ..., Volumes 5-6

International society for the evangelization of the Jews - 1850 - 876 pages
...contrite spirit which God will not despise ; and I long that they should have imparted W them 'beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may become trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he may be...
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All the Parables of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1963 - 388 pages
...anguish is only temporary. Jesus is coming again, and when He does appear He will grant them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for their heaviness. Then they will have a joy no man will be able to take from them. PARABOLIC INSTRUCTION...
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The Public Years of Sarah and Angelina Grimk : Selected Writings, 1835-1839

Larry Ceplair - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 404 pages
...and the opening of prison doors to them that are bound, in vain? Did He promise to give beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness unto them that mourn in Zion, and will He refuse to beautify the mind, anoint the head,...
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Day by Day with C.H. Spurgeon

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Religion - 1990 - 272 pages
...promise so sweetly that all your fetters will be scattered and your dawn begin; and He will give you the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Believe now, and you will be comforted now; for the time of faith is the time of comfort....
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Harmony, Volume 16

Mental healing - 1903 - 444 pages
...to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and to comfort all that mourn. To exchange beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the Spirit of heaviness.'' Here is consolation for all the aching hearts of God's blessed humanity. In Lesson...
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Growing in Christian Faith: A Book of Daily Readings

William Barclay - Religion - 2000 - 100 pages
...whom life has hurt; and within the Christian fellowship they must be able to find beauty for their ashes, the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of their heaviness. Verse 5 gives us the things which for Paul were the background and the substance...
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Great Preaching on Comfort

Religion - 2000 - 262 pages
...which come through God's Son to people. God does not give ashes for beauty, but He gives beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Mount Sinai may gleam with retributive fire, but the Gospel gleams with hope. "In Adam...
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