Consecrate, Law of Consecration See also Kingdom of God or Kingdom of Heaven; United Order To dedicate, to make holy, or to become righteous. The law of consecration is a divine principle whereby men and women voluntarily dedicate their time, talents, and material wealth to the establishment and building up of God’s kingdom. Consecrate yourselves to day to the Lord, Ex. 32:29. All that believed had all things common, Acts 2:44–45. They had all things common among them; therefore there were not rich and poor, 4 Ne. 1:3. The Lord explained the principles of consecration, D&C 42:30–39 (D&C 51:2–19; 58:35–36). One man should not possess more than another, D&C 49:20. Every man was given an equal portion according to his family, D&C 51:3. An order was established so that the Saints could be equal in bonds of heavenly and earthly things, D&C 78:4–5. Every man was to have equal claim according to his wants and needs, D&C 82:17–19. Zion can only be built up by the principles of celestial law, D&C 105:5. The people of Enoch were of one heart and one mind and dwelt in righteousness, and there were no poor among them, Moses 7:18.