The Law of Consecration
If we give everything we have and are, what is left? Too often we either ignore the idea of the Law of Consecration or we use it to discount our own needs, giving and giving until we are completely burned out. This episode emphasizes sustainable, transformative consecration. I believe that God wants us to care for ourselves, those close to us, our Church and communities in a way that allows us to gain more and become more as we serve.
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- “The Law”: This article gives context for the revelation now known as Doctrine and Covenants 42.
- “A Bishop unto the Church”: This article discusses Edward Partridge’s role in administering the law of consecration as the Church’s first bishop.
- “Newel K. Whitney and the United Firm”: This article discusses the role of the United Firm in handling finances to move forward the work of the early Church.
- “Sacrificing Soccer for Service”: This article tells the story of Samuel Borén, a pioneer of the Church in Argentina who turned down a soccer contract to focus on Church service.
- “Building the Kirtland Stake of Zion: The Ashery and Sawmill” Examine the sawmill and ashery in Kirtland, Ohio. Consider how these operations helped the Saints prepare to receive blessings in the temple.
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