“Lift up your head and be of good cheer; for behold, the time is at hand, and on this night shall the sign be given, and on the morrow come I into the world”
3 Nephi 1:13
"And that [this land] was the place of the New Jerusalem, which should come down out of heaven, and the holy sanctuary of the Lord. … And he spake also concerning the house of Israel, and the Jerusalem from whence Lehi should come … And that a New Jerusalem should be built up upon this land, unto the remnant of the seed of Joseph."
“Verily, verily, I say unto you, this is my gospel”
3 Nephi 27:21
"And verily I say unto you, that ye are they of whom I said: Other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd."
3 Nephi 15:21; cf. John 10:16
"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in heaven."
3 Nephi 14:21