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TitleThe Lord’s Base of Operations
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1962
AuthorsBenson, Ezra Taft
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number6
Date PublishedJune 1962
KeywordsMorality; Prophecy; U.S. Constitution; United States

The Book of Mormon testifies of the great mission of America. America is a beacon of liberty to all the world. It is the Lord’s base of operations. Church members must protect it from its greatest threat—moral decay from within—and we “must return to a love and respect for the basic spiritual concepts upon which this nation has been established.”