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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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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Christian biography - 1826 - 440 pages
...especially to such as seemed serious and attentive. Such was the goodness of God to him, that he gave him the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; and, though he joined not with the congregation in singing the praises of his God, being...
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An Abridgment of Milner's Church History, for the Use of Schools and Private ...

Joseph Milner - Church history - 1826 - 386 pages
...joyful news of his conversion ; who no triumphed U the abundant answers given tw h prayers, and received the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. With the most lively and devout emotions he thus acknowledges the hand of God in his...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 1-2

1827 - 392 pages
...voice of the Son of God is, The Lord hath sent me .to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Come, ye tempted, who are borne down with the violence of the law in your members, and...
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Christian retirement: or, Spiritual exercises of the heart, by a layman [T.S ...

Thomas Shaw B. Reade - 1827 - 484 pages
...tidings unto the meek, to bind up the broken-hearted and to comfort all that mourn, gives him beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. He can now rejoice in the Lord with joy unspeakable and full of glory : a heavenly light...
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The Assistant to Family Religion: In Six Parts ...

William Cogswell - Families - 1827 - 558 pages
...Christian church, in doctrine, practice, and discipline. Give unto them, who mourn in Zion, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Have compassion, O God! upon impenitent sinners. Show them, that they stand on slippery...
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The rise and progress of religion in the soul: addresses

Philip Doddridge - 1827 - 296 pages
...unto thee. Blessed Saviour, art thou not appointed to give unto them that mourn in Zion, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness ? (Isaiah Ixi. 3.) O wash away my tears, anoint my head with the oil of gladness, and...
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Love, the fulfilling of the law, an assize sermon

Robert Anderson - Assize sermons - 1828 - 508 pages
...indeed, he may well take comfort; he may, with emotions of heartfelt gratitude, receive beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. The Bishop of Salisbury wishes to shelter the leading principle of his work, as far at...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Timothy Dwight - Congregational churches - 1828 - 536 pages
...make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David. He will give you beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that you may be called 'Trees of righteousness,' 'The planting of the Lord.' that he...
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Daily Monitor, Or, Reflections for Each Day in the Year: Containing ...

Charles Brooks - Christian life - 1828 - 424 pages
...the voice of religion is, The Lord hath sent me to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Come, ye tempted, who are borne down with the violence of the law in your members —...
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Jesus, the Messiah; or, The Old Testament prophecies fulfilled in the New ...

Jesus Christ - 1828 - 308 pages
...heavy laden," promising to "give them rest;" he bids the mourner be of good comfort, for he will give " the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness;" and truly he is the refuge of the destitute. In short, it is only in him, and from him,...
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