Yes, we are to love God, who is Himself Love.
But we are also told to fear Him.
Contradiction? No. But you really need to dig into the biblical meaning of “fear” in order to understand that ...
While the biblical meaning is larger than the traditional, contemporary meaning is does include the traditional, contemporary meaning.
Shouldn’t you both be using the same meaning? Sounds like the meaning of fear is relative to the person’s reference.