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consecration


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The act of separating persons or things from profane use and dedicating them to the service of God (Exod. 29: 1; 2 Chron. 31: 6).

In modern usage, consecration (e.g. of a church) is the rendering of thanks to God; and a declaration of the function of the person or thing for service, as in the OT.

Subjects: Christianity.


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