When our love is expressed and felt, it becomes the true motivator for righteousness. This is especially true of the pure love of Christ. It has power. It is the motivating energy within every righteous act. When love is felt, lives are changed. Gratitude is realized, leading to action, as was in the case of Lamoni’s father.
An account of the preaching of Aaron, and Muloki, and their brethren, to the Lamanites. [Note: This preamble was included in the original edition of the Book of Mormon published in 1830.]