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Drink from the cup and temple of God

Today I learnt 2 truths in the bible
The meaning of "drink from my cup"  Matthew 20:22 "you dont know what you are asking." Jesus said to them. "Can you drink from the cup i am going to drink?"
What exactly is the cup? In this event, it was the mother of Zebedee's sons who came to Jesus to ask that her sons (James and John) may sit at Jesus' right and left in His kingdom. And then Jesus answered her with that verse.
Psalm 75:7-8  But it is God who judges: He brings one down , he exalts another. In the hand of the Lord is a cup full of foaming wine mixed with spices;he pours it out, and all the wicked of the earth drink it down to its very dregs.
Isaiah 51:17  Awake, awake! Rise up, o Jerusalem, you who have drunk from the hand of the Lord the cup of his wrath; you who have drained to its dregs that goblet that makes men stagger. 
From these 2 references , it is very obvious that first : Jesus drinks the cup - that is from God's hand Whats in the cup : Go…

What does it mean to seek the Lord?

I found this article very helpful because as Christians,we always pray that we may seek Him more or we may pray that We can see His face. But does God really hhave an image like human? What is Go's face like? Or if God is omnipresence, why would we seek Him? So this article really gives good explanation about questions around seeking God
What Does It Mean to Seek the Lord?Meditation on Psalm 105:4 August 19, 2009by John PiperScripture: Psalms 105:4 Seeking the Lord means seeking his presence. “Presence” is a common translation of the Hebrew word “face.” Literally, we are to seek his “face.” But this is the Hebraic way of having access to God. To be before his face is to be in his presence.But aren’t his children always in his presence? Yes and no. Yes in two senses: First, in the sense that God is omnipresent and therefore always near everything and everyone. He holds everything in being. His power is ever-present in sustaining and governing all things.And second, yes, he is always p…