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The great law of love...

posted Mar 11, 2017 06:48:45 by MichelleHowardPerkins
Your thoughts please...
If told to learn the "Great Law of Love", what would come to mind? Or what does the "Great Law of Love" mean to you?
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David.Clark said Mar 11, 2017 07:07:46
Charity comes to my mind...
Formerly known as Alabama LDS
LoryVanValkenbur said Mar 11, 2017 11:11:32
My first thought was the Atonement
CindyLigouri said Mar 11, 2017 13:37:42
I too like Charity. Christ's charity for us was at the heart of the Atonement. I believe that it's Paul who says "Charity is the greatest of all."
RobertBriscoe said Mar 11, 2017 14:43:06
Look up the definition of Joy
Dawn said Mar 11, 2017 17:51:36
The first and second great commandments. Love. Love. Love. Love God. Love self. Love others. Everything hangs on love.
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RobertBriscoe said Mar 11, 2017 19:27:42
D&C 42:45
Thou shalt live together in love,....

History of D&C 42 (9 Feb 1831)
The first part, consisting of verses 1 through 72, was received in the presence of twelve elders and in fulfillment of the Lord's promise previously made that the "law" would be given in Ohio. (See section 38:32)

The second portion consists of verses 73 through 93. The Prophet specifies this revelation as "embracing the law of the church."
NikkiMoshier said Mar 11, 2017 20:51:34
To me, The Great Law of Love is the ultimate sacrifice.
The light in me bows to the light in you
Isaiah said Mar 12, 2017 01:31:35
Moroni 7:47
47 But charity is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth forever; and whoso is found possessed of it at the last day, it shall be well with him.

1 John 4:18
18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear:
because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

1 John 4:16

16 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us.
God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God,
and God in him.

1 John 4:7

7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God;
and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

1 John 5:2

2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

1 John 4:12

12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

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"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."
Philippians 4:13
Isaiah said Mar 12, 2017 01:56:59
by Various General Authorities

"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."
Philippians 4:13
LoryVanValkenbur said Mar 12, 2017 03:28:12
What a cast of outstanding individuals. Wow.
Marci Nilsson said Mar 12, 2017 04:11:33
I just found this book at an estate sale. I can't put it down. It answers your question perfectly! You can read it for free here:
MichelleHowardPerkins said Mar 13, 2017 05:10:14
Thanks to everyone for sharing your impressions and thoughts. Marci, I look forward to reading the book! :-)
HeatherHerrmann said Mar 13, 2017 07:58:20
Marci - Great book: Looking Beyond the Mark - I've just skim read a lot of it. So much to ponder. A lot of things I had not thought of before. Definitely worth reading in depth, taking time to think about it. Thanks for bringing it to our attention!
Through the strength of the Lord I can do all things.
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