Mission of Early SaintsSee also Israel, Mission ofin thee shall all families of the earth be blessed, Gen. 12:3 (Gal. 3:8; Abr. 2:11).in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed, Gen. 22:18 (D&C 110:12).Ye are the salt of the earth, Matt. 5:13 (3 Ne. 12:13).Ye are the light of the world, Matt. 5:14.Be ye therefore perfect, Matt. 5:48 (3 Ne. 12:48).seek ye first the kingdom of God, Matt. 6:33 (3 Ne. 13:33).Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing, Matt. 28:19.repentance … should be preached in his name among all nations, Luke 24:47.go and bring forth fruit, John 15:16.Ye are the children … of the covenant which God made with our fathers, Acts 3:25 (3 Ne. 20:25).called to be saints, 1 Cor. 1:2.we … as Isaac was, are the children of promise, Gal. 4:28.put on the new man, Eph. 4:24.perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights, Philip. 2:15.royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people, 1 Pet. 2:9.persuade our children, and also our brethren, to believe in Christ, 2 Ne. 25:23.teach them the word of God, Jacob 1:19 (Alma 38:10).Preach unto them repentance, and faith, Alma 37:33.Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel, Morm. 9:22.See also Ps. 145:10; Eccl. 12:13; Ezek. 33:1–11; D&C 86:2.