consecration

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The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication
{n} the act of making sacred or holy
(Gr Heirotonia) The ordination of an individual to priesthood through the sacrament of Holy Orders
a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal); "his consecration to study"
Consecration is the act of setting apart to the service of God To consecrate would also mean to declare as sacred or holy Within the context of the Articles of Faith as "entire consecration", it would mean to be completely (or entirely) set apart to God It is an unconditional surrendering of our family, friends, work, school, self, future, etc to God for His care and direction in each area This term speaks of the act of entire sanctification but focuses on only one aspect of it
The act of making something sacred The removal of negative influences from ritual tools, the magick circle, etc
When the bread and wine are turned into the body and blood of Jesus Christ
The word literally means, "to set aside " At the Eucharist, the elements are consecrated before we partake in communion Consecration services include dedications and ordinations In 1835, the Chapel of the Cross was consecrated for God's service on Sullivan's Island In 1990, Bishop Edward Salmon was consecrated as the 13th Bishop of South Carolina
Traditional Latin *Rite term for the *Words of Institution
a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal); "his consecration to study
a special service of dedication or ordination; a church [without debt] may be consecrated--made holy to God's purposes; a service by which an ordained person becomes a bishop
The blessing, cleansing, or positively charging of an object which is meant to be used in magick or dedicated to a deity
Clearing, Charging, Blessing, Empowering and Dedicating an object for magical use The magicians Tools are frequently re-consecrated
(Gr Heirotonia) The ordination of an individual to priesthood through the sacrament of Holy Orders Consecration of a Church (see Engainia) Copts (Gr "cut off from the main body") These are the Oriental churches of the East which were separated from the Orthodox Church after the Fourth Ecumenical Council of Chalcedon (451 A D ) for following the false teachings of Monophysitism (belief in one nature (physis) of Christ) Council, Ecumenical (Gr Synodos; Sl Sobor) Assembly of representatives from all church jurisdictions convoked for the settlement of ecclesiastical or doctrinal problems and disputes The Orthodox Church recognizes the following seven Ecumenical Councils
{i} sanctification; dedication, devotion (to a cause or purpose)
Revival applied A people devoted to live more for Christ
Cleansing of an object for use in magical or religious rituals
(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God; "the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"
sacration
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To declare, or otherwise make something holy

But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow, this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract.

consecrate
to set apart as sacred
consecrate
{v} to dedicate, devote, hallow
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give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
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To set apart to a sacred office; as, to consecrate a bishop
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appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
consecrate
{f} sanctify, bless, make sacred; dedicate, devote (to a cause or purpose)
consecrate
dedicate to a deity by a vow
consecrate
To make, or declare to be, sacred; to appropriate to sacred uses; to set apart, dedicate, or devote, to the service or worship of God; as, to consecrate a church; to give (one's self) unreservedly, as to the service of God
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solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
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When a building, place, or object is consecrated, it is officially declared to be holy. When a person is consecrated, they are officially declared to be a bishop. The church was consecrated in 1234 He defied Pope John Paul II by consecrating four bishops without his approval
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To canonize; to exalt to the rank of a saint; to enroll among the gods, as a Roman emperor
consecrate
to make sacred; to hallow, set apart as holy; to devote entirely to, dedicate to; to make someone a certain rank or office by religious ceremony
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To render venerable or revered; to hallow; to dignify; as, rules or principles consecrated by time
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render holy by means of religious rites
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Consecrated; devoted; dedicated; sacred
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Setting apart as holy, or declaring as holy Devoting entirely to a certain purpose
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(n consecration) To set aside or dedicate to God's use
tombstone consecration
ceremony for unveiling a grave marker
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