Deep devotion and affection. Love for God includes devotion, adoration, reverence, tenderness, mercy, forgiveness, compassion, grace, service, gratitude, kindness. The greatest example of God’s love for His children is found in the infinite Atonement of Jesus Christ.
God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,
John 3:16 ( D&C 138:3).
Love one another; as I have loved you,
John 13:34 ( John 15:12, 17; Moses 7:33).
If ye love me, keep my commandments,
John 14:15 ( D&C 42:29).
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends,
Peter, lovest thou me more than these? Feed my sheep,
Nothing shall separate us from the love of God in Christ,
Eye hath not seen the things which God hath prepared for them that love him,
1 Cor. 2:9.
By love serve one another,
Husbands, love your wives,
Eph. 5:25 ( Col. 3:19).
Love not the world,
1 Jn. 2:15.
God is love,
1 Jn. 4:8.
We love him, because he first loved us,
1 Jn. 4:19.
Christ suffereth because of his loving kindness towards men,
1 Ne. 19:9.
Press forward with a love of God and of all men,
2 Ne. 31:20.
Ye will teach your children to love and serve one another,
If ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, can ye feel so now,
Be led by the Holy Spirit, becoming patient, full of love,
Bridle all your passions, that ye may be filled with love,
There was no contention because of the love of God which did dwell in the hearts of the people,
4 Ne. 1:15.
Everything which inviteth to love God is inspired of God,
Charity is the pure love of Christ,
Perfect love casteth out fear,
Moro. 8:16 ( 1 Jn. 4:18).
Love qualifies men for God’s work,
D&C 4:5 ( D&C 12:8).
Sanctification comes to all those who love and serve God,
If thou lovest me, serve me and keep my commandments,
D&C 42:29 ( John 14:15).
Show an increase of love to those whom you correct or reprove,