“I do not want to Finish any temple untill the one in Jackson County is finished keep this a secret dont tell of ti [it] lest some will be discouraged. But No Temple will be finished untill the one pointed out in Jackson County by Joseph Smith is finished.”
Brigham Young, Historian’s Private Journal, (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 22 August 1862), 22-23.
“Our plans were to announce six new temples at conference time… The Lord told me on the eve of conference: ‘Announce a temple in India.’ That was the Lord’s doing.”
Russell M. Nelson via Sarah Jane Weaver, “Temples a Recurring Theme on President Russell M. Nelson’s Worldwide Tour and Ministry” (Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9 May 2018).