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A RELIGION OF LOVE. 395 He retains Him in his memory by the recollection of his mercies : he retains Him in his understanding, by meditating on His perfections. By this intelligent faculty he reflects on what God is in himself, in His word, and to His own soul. In his will, he loves God, and laments that he ever loved any thing in comparison of Him. Thus all his intel- lectual powers, voluntarily as it were, press into the worship of God, or, in the fewer and better words of the Psalmist, he summons them all to assist in his devotions, saying, Let all that is within me praise the Lord." s5