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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 Evidence of Prophecy

Alexander Keith - Apologetics - 1830 - 176 pages
...sin, or who seek for true consolation amid the bereavements or any of the evils of life, beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. And none like him ever proclaimed either the acceptable year of the Lord, or the day...
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Prayers and Offices of Devotion for Families, and for Particular Persons ...

Benjamin Jenks - Families - 1830 - 416 pages
...us, receive forgiveness at thy hands. Look upon all that mourn in Zion ; give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the Spirit of heaviness. Teach those who are in health and prosperity to remember and provide for the time of...
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The American Sunday School Magazine, Volume 7

Sunday schools - 1830 - 410 pages
...have been said of Saul of Tarsus—" Behold, he prayeth," before the compassionate Suviour sent him the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Alas! brethren, God's way s are equal; it is ours that are unequal. Our faith is weak...
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The Theological Works ...

Thomas Scott - 1830 - 612 pages
...willing mind, and will " in nowise cast thee out." He will bind up thy broken heart, and "give thee the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." Only wait his time ; let him probe thy wounds to the bottom ; catch not impatiently...
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The Spiritual Magazine, Or, Saint's Treasury, Volume 7

Christian life - 1831 - 412 pages
...good tidings to the meek, and to appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment...of praise for the spirit of heaviness," Isa. Ixi. l, 2, 3. And these seasons of mourning arise from the foes that are without, and the fears within,...
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Minutes - United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly - 1925 - 1096 pages
...abundant evidence among the converted sons and daughters of Guatemala that the Gospel provides "beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." It has been remarked frequently that the loads of life are heavy in this land of sunshine...
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A Quaker from Cromwell's Army: James Nayler

Mabel Richmond Brailsford - Quakers - 1927 - 218 pages
...omen for the memory of him who sleeps there ; for to him, even while he lived, were given beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Vx>u (>:\f (' 1 1 ' rr t at cr IACOB NAY J. OR ^o |'td)^:NAYLOH ttu^iit jiuter rec i(jrt...
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Proceedings of the Annual Congress of the American Prison Association

American Prison Association. Congress - Corrections - 1908 - 340 pages
...Reverting to the prophecy in Isaiah, we find the beautiful promise to captive Israel, ' ' Garlands for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." One day they shall arise from the ashes of humiliation and march forth with garlands...
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Luther League Review, Volume 18

Lutheran Church - 1905 - 420 pages
...diseases, comforted their sorrows, soothed their sighings, stilled their sobbings and dried their tears. He gave them "beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness." The true deaconess is a successor of the Saviour. She carries forward His work. Her...
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The Doctrine of the New Jerusalem Concerning the Lord

Emanuel Swedenborg - New Jerusalem Church - 1920 - 180 pages
...broken spirit : a broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise. Ps. li 17. He will give the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. Isa. Ixi 3. A woman forsaken, and grieved in spirit. Isa. liv 6. Blessed are the poor in spirit : for theirs is...
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