Isa. 49: 22,
"Thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the
Gentiles, and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring
thy sons in their arms, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their
Isa. 65: 17, "For,
behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not
be remembered, nor come into mind.
Ezek. 36: 35,
"And they shall say, This land that was desolate is become
like the garden of Eden; and the waste and desolate and ruined cities
are become fenced, and are inhabited."
1 Ne. 19: 16-17,
"Yea, then will he remember the isles of the sea; yea, and
all the people who are of the house of Israel, will I gather in, saith
the Lord, according to the words of the prophet Zenos, from the four
quarters of the earth.
"Yea, and all
the earth shall see the salvation of the Lord, saith the prophet; every
nation, kindred, tongue and people shall be blessed."
Ether 13: 6 (Also
see verses 2-11), "And that a New Jerusalem should be built
up upon this land, unto the remnant of the seed of Joseph..."
D&C 42: 9, "Until
the time shall come when it shall be revealed unto you from on high,
when the city of the New Jerusalem shall be prepared, that ye may be
gathered in one, that ye may be my people and I will be your God."
D&C 45: 66,
"And it shall be called the New Jerusalem, a land of peace, a city
of refuge, a place of safety for the saints of the Most High God."
Moses 7: 62, "And
righteousness will I send down out of heaven; and truth will I send
forth out of the earth, to bear testimony of mine Only Begotten; his
resurrection from the dead; yea, and also the resurrection of all men;
and righteousness and truth will I cause to sweep the earth as with
a flood, to gather out mine elect from the four quarters of the earth,
unto a place which I shall prepare, an Holy City, that my people may
gird up their loins, and be looking forth for the time of my coming;
for there shall be my tabernacle, and it shall be called Zion, a New
D&C 29: 11, "For
I will reveal myself from heaven with power and great glory, with all
the hosts thereof, and dwell in righteousness with men on earth a thousand
years, and the wicked shall not stand."
D&C 43: 29-30,
"For in mine own due time will I come upon the earth in judgment,
and my people shall be redeemed and shall reign with me on earth.
"For the great
Millennium, of which I have spoken by the mouth of my servants, shall
D&C 76: 63, "These
are they whom he shall bring with him, when he shall come in the clouds
of heaven to reign on the earth over his people."
Also see D&C 101:
of Israel: The Lord scattered and afflicted the twelve tribes of Israel
because of their unrighteousness and rebellion. However, the Lord also
used this scattering of his chosen people among the nations of the world
to bless those nations.... The Lord gathers his people Israel when they
accept him and keep his commandments.... The ten lost tribes of Israel:
The ten tribes of Israel made up the northern kingdom of Israel and
were carried away captive into Assyria in 721 B.C. At that time they
went to the “north countries” and became lost to the knowledge of others.
In the last days they will return." (Guide
to the Scriptures, Israel)
"In the latter-days
a city named Zion will be built near Jackson County, Missouri (United
States of America), to which the tribes of Israel will gather (D&C 103:
11-22; 133: 18). The Saints are counseled to build up Zion wherever
they are living in the world." (Guide
to the Scriptures, Zion)
"At the beginning
of the Millennial Era, Christ will return to the earth. This event will
mark the end of the mortal probation of this earth. The wicked will
be removed from the earth and the righteous will be caught up in a cloud
while the earth is cleansed. While no man knows exactly when Christ
will come for the second time, he has given us signs to watch for that
indicate the time is drawing near (Matt. 24; JS-M 1)." (Guide
to the Scriptures, Second Coming of Jesus Christ)