II. MEDITATION on the word of God, and on his works as connected with it, Psalm i.2 cxix.48, 97. cv.5. cxi.2,4. -- In thinking on God's word and works, 1. Our heart ought to be fixed, Psalm cviii.1. cxxxix.18 2. It ought to be deeply affected, Psalm civ.34. xlv.1. cxxxix.17. 3. It ought to be habitually employed in this exercise, Psalm cxix.97. cxxxix.17, 18. lxiii.6. 4. Our thoughts ought to have a sanctifying tendency and influence, 2 Cor. iii.18. 5. It is proper that they be diversified in their objects and form, and proceed orderly from one point to another.