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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's sketch book

Jabez Burns - 1829 - 378 pages
...children are dressed in robes of joy, they have on their beautiful garments : " beauty is given them for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." The beauty of salvation is progressive. It is like the light of a beautiful day ; it...
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Practical Discourses on Regeneration, and on the Scripture Doctrine of ...

Philip Doddridge - Faith - 1829 - 378 pages
...trouble. He graciously shortens, to some souls, the " pangs of the new birth, and gives them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." The news of salvation, by the blood, and righteousness, and grace of Christ, is received...
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Familiar Letters on a Variety of Seasonable and Important Subjects in Religion

Rev. Jonathan Dickinson - Religion - 1829 - 520 pages
...God in the face of Jesus Christ !" Now these " mourners in Zion have appointed unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness." From this time, they become indeed new...
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A Journal of the Life and Religious Labours of Richard Jordan ...: Late of ...

Richard Jordan - Quakers - 1829 - 184 pages
...been on this island, seemed to be rent and measurably taken off, and I had to witness something like the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness — for which my soul bowed and worshipped Him who is the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning...
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A Family Prayer Book: Containing Forms of Morning and Evening Prayers for a ...

Charles Brooks - Devotional exercises - 1829 - 280 pages
...knowest when it is best to call thy creatures to thyself, 1 would exercise an entire submission. Give me the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. In the midst of my grief may the spirit of Christ possess my soul. Sanctify to me this...
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A collection of hymns adapted to congregational worship, by W. Urwick

Collection - 1829 - 628 pages
...promised land. How often has the heart, oppressed with sadness, been eased of its burden, receiving the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for *he spirit of heaviness, by communing with the igregation in singing " the songs of Zion." Oh ! if...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 23

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830 - 612 pages
...and myself raised to a blessed communion with him ? Then shall we have beauty for ashes indeed, and the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness : (Isa Ixi. 3 :) when he hath made Sion an eternal excellency, a joy of many generations. (Isa. Ix. 15.) Why do I...
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The Orthodox Presbyterian, Volume 2

Presbyterians - 1831 - 456 pages
...and anxious soul to the cross of Christ, and " to appoint unto them that mourn in Sion, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. " • Grave, solemn, •chaste, affectionate, in all his address, he will equally shun...
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The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert ..., Volume 1

Robert Leighton - 1830 - 558 pages
...proclaimed, and a notable change there is of their estate, who mourn in Zion, giving them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Think with what joy the long imprisoned debtor, drowned in debt, receives a full discharge,...
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Missionary Register, Volume 18

Missions - 1830 - 586 pages
...where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day, when He shall give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that He may...
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