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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of reconsecrate.


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  • Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, the title character of "The Bible Repairman" burns out scriptural passages that his clients are afraid of—condemnations of divorce or greed or adultery, say—then reconsecrates their Bibles with the rules conveniently rewritten.

    In Brief: Science Fiction

  • For as every thing about the temple was reconsecrated and made clean, by the sacred things offered in the sacrifice — the sacred incense burned before the mercy-seat, and the sacred blood sprinkled on whatever had taken the defilement of our sin — so the sprinkling of the far more sacred blood of Jesus, dying as the Lamb of God, in the volunteer obedience of his vicarious sacrifice, reconsecrates the law broken by our sin, dishonored and defiled by our defilement, and by its life-touch in our feeling and faith, purges our consciousness from dead works, to serve the living God.

    The Vicarious Sacrifice, Grounded in Principles of Universal Obligation.


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