"And let your preaching be the warning voice, every man to his neighbor, in mildness and in meekness"
"The gospel shall be preached unto every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people"
George A. Smith proved to be willing "to devote [himself] entirely to the work of the ministry," by being one of the first missionaries in England.
History of the Church, 4:148
Heber C. Kimball was called to England as a missionary with the injunction to "proclaim my Gospel, and open the door of salvation to that nation"
History of the Church, 2:490
"Open your mouths in proclaiming my gospel, the things of the kingdom, expounding the mysteries thereof out of the scriptures, according to that portion of Spirit and power which shall be given unto you, even as I will"
"I bring you out from the people, and gather you out of the countries wherein ye have been scattered"
"The God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever"
"Seek ye diligently and teach one another words of wisdom"
"If ye have desires to serve God ye are called to the work"
"Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets."
"He that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together"
"And gave him [Joseph Smith] power from on high, by the means which were before prepared, to translate the Book of Mormon"
"I give unto you my servant Joseph to be a presiding elder over all my church, to be a translator, a revelator, a seer, and prophet"
"From this time until the forepart of October, I did little more than prepare to re-commence the translation of the Bible"
History of the Church, 1:215