Understanding the Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 12:8—“Full of Love”
The Prophet Joseph Smith taught: “Love is one of the chief characteristics of Deity, and ought to be manifested by those who aspire to be the sons of God. A man filled with the love of God, is not content with blessing his family alone, but ranges through the whole world, anxious to bless the whole human race” (History of the Church,4:227).
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A as you studyDoctrine and Covenants 12.
Give an Example
Write about either a person in the scriptures or a Church leader who you think demonstrated one of the qualities the Lord spoke of inDoctrine and Covenants 12:8. Explain how that person demonstrated the quality and how it helped him or her better do the Lord’s work.
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