It is unfortunate that the word "meditation" today conjures up New Age mysticism or self-contemplation. For the Puritans, it was the discipline of thinking deeply about God and His Word. To quote the author, meditation "is a holy exercise of the mind whereby we bring the truths of God to remembrance, and do seriously ponder upon them and apply them to ourselves." This scarce work by the beloved Puritan Thomas Watson has been out of print since the early 19th century. It calls us to love God with our minds by thinking on things of eternal significance.