There have been many important prophecies in both ancient and modern scripture about the important role this country will play in the latter-day restoration of the gospel.
Mormon Scripture about USA
- Ether 2:12 - "Behold, this [America] is a choice land, and whatsoever nation shall possess it shall be free from bondage, and from captivity, and from all other nations under heaven, if they will but serve the God of the land, who is Jesus Christ.”
- Land of Liberty 2 Ne 10:11-19 - "This land shall be a land of liberty … and there shall be no kings upon [it]. …For I, the Lord, the king of heaven, will be their king, and I will be a light unto them forever, that hear my words. …For it is a choice land, saith God … wherefore I will have all men that dwell thereon that they shall worship me.”
LDS Articles USA
- America's Promise - First Presidency Message - Sept 1979 LDS Ensign - "By divine revelation, Joseph, between 1827 and 1829, translated the Book of Mormon, from which he learned that God is in fact the author of our liberty and that to retain it, the inhabitants of the land must be protected by his mighty hand. There is no other power that can protect that liberty."