- gospel given to build, not to destroy: D&C 10:52, 54 .
- the Lord, at his pleasure, builds up: D&C 63:4 .
- they that remain shall build up waste places of Zion: D&C 101:18 .
- they shall build and another shall not inherit: D&C 101:101 .
- the Lord built the earth: D&C 104:14 .
- choice spirits reserved for latter-day work, including building temples: D&C 138:53–54 .