the act of setting oneself to a task or vocation without ordination by others or by a religious body.
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How to use self-consecration in a sentence
Faithlessness towards herself had been passed over unrecognized, faithlessness towards his self-consecration was quite otherwise.Hopes and Fears | Charlotte M. Yonge
But because of this its completeness and generality it signified the entire self-consecration of the offerer to God.Companion to the Bible | E. P. Barrows
Our self-consecration is not to be occasional, but continual and habitual.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Leviticus | S H Kellogg
Then there should come that self-consecration by which response is made to the claim of God.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers | Robert A. Watson
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