Reading The Message

"You don't need a telescope, a microscope, or a horoscope to realize the fullness of Christ, and the emptiness of the universe without him. When you come to him, that fullness comes together for you, too. His power extends over everything." (Colossians 2:9-10)

What imagery! I love the visual images and the rhyme scheme on this verse from The Message. A telescope views galaxies and stars light years away, and a microscope observes even the tiniest details of microorganisms; a horoscope claims to predict knowledge beyond the scope of human control--but the fullness of Christ reaches beyond them all! Compared to his fullness, every other fascination is empty. It's an amazing verse.
Ariel Rainey