I recorded this story recently and it clearly exemplifies the Rebbe’s very first statement back in 1951…
~~~The Rebbe’s Mission Statement~~~
“My father-in-law, the Rebbe, said that there are three principles: love of God, love of Torah, and love of every Jew.
“Since these three loves are all one, no matter which one you want to grasp, you must know that it cannot exist without the other two.
“Therefore, everyone must know: If you want to attain love of God, it is not enough, and it will not last without love of Torah and love of every Jew… “
(Excerpt from the Rebbe’s inaugural address, 10 Shevat, 1951 – 5711)