And to know the love of Christ, which passes knowledge, that you might be filled with all the fullness of God.
"There is a great difference in our capacities," observed the small Jug to the large Flagon beside it. "A good deal of difference in our measurement," answered the Flagon. "I suppose that all I can contain, if poured into you, would appear very little," said the Jug. "And what I am capable of holding would over whelm you for certain," replied the other. "Truly I could hold but a small measure of your fulness," said the Jug. "But I have this to satisfy me, that when I am full I have all I want; and you yourself when filled can hold no more." God's spiritual temple contains vessels of various dimensions; but all are filled with the same Spirit from the communicable fulness of Christ; as the prophet describes, "Vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all vessels of flagons." "To be filled with all the fulness of God," is all that saints desire; and the Lord blesses His people with the experience of His love, "both small and great." There will undoubtedly be degrees in glory; but all shall be full of joy; and he that possesses greatest capacity will not be more full of God than he that left the world a babe in Christ.
Parallel VersesKJV: And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.