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self-consecration

[self-kon-si-krey-shuh n]
noun
  1. the act of setting oneself to a task or vocation without ordination by others or by a religious body.
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Examples from the Web for self-consecration

Historical Examples of self-consecration

  • Our self-consecration is not to be occasional, but continual and habitual.

    The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Leviticus

    S H Kellogg

  • Add to your mental culture faith in Him, and the self-consecration of the Christian heart.

    Conversation

    Andrew P. Peabody

  • But there is another form of self-consecration which is yet more essential, and which is universal.

  • So from week to week and from month to month the self-consecration grew more complete—the self-forgetfulness more perfect.

    Woman's Work in the Civil War

    Linus Pierpont Brockett

  • Then there should come that self-consecration by which response is made to the claim of God.