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[self-kon-si-krey-shuh n] /ˈsɛlf kɒn sɪˈkreɪ ʃən/
the act of setting oneself to a task or vocation without ordination by others or by a religious body. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Our self-consecration is not to be occasional, but continual and habitual.

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

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

  • 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
  • Faithlessness towards herself had been passed over unrecognized, faithlessness towards his self-consecration was quite otherwise.

    Hopes and Fears Charlotte M. Yonge
  • But there is another form of self-consecration which is yet more essential, and which is universal.

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