"Like most of the Lord's anointed in ancient times, [Joseph Smith] has sealed his mission and his works with his own blood" (D&C 135:3).
"Let the saints remember that great things depend on their individual exertion, and that they are called to be co-workers with us and the Holy Spirit in accomplishing the great work of the last days" (History of the Church, 4:230).
"Joseph Smith, the Prophet and Seer of the Lord, has done more, save Jesus only, for the salvation of men in this world, than any other man that ever lived in it" (D&C 135:3).
"They lived for glory; they died for glory; and glory is their eternal reward. From age to age shall their names go down to posterity as gems for the sanctified" (D&C 135:6).
"The sound must go forth from this place into all the world, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth" (D&C 58:64).
"I feel compelled this day to step forth in the discharge of those duties God has placed upon me" (Brigham Young, History of the Church, 7:232).
"Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets" (Amos 3:7).