“Contents,” Ensign, Nov. 1974, 3 Ensign November 1974 Volume 4 Number 11 Contents Report of the 144th Semiannual Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 144th Semiannual General Conference God Will Not Be Mocked President Spencer W. Kimball Our Precious Families President Loren C. Dunn Why Not Now? Elder Neal A. Maxwell The Law of the Fast Elder Henry D. Taylor “When Thou Art Converted, Strengthen Thy Brethren” Elder L. Tom Perry Good Habits Develop Good Character Elder Delbert L. Stapley Power Over Satan Elder ElRay L. Christiansen Do Not Procrastinate! Elder Eldred G. Smith Gifts of the Spirit Elder James A. Cullimore The Savior’s Program for the Care of the Aged Bishop Vaughn J. Featherstone The Beatitudes Elder O. Leslie Stone Be Valiant in the Fight of Faith Elder Bruce R. McConkie Sustaining of Church Officers President Spencer W. Kimball President N. Eldon Tanner How Men Are Saved President Marion G. Romney Who’s Losing? Elder Marvin J. Ashton We Need to Continue in Righteousness President Rex D. Pinegar The Most Vital Information Elder Robert L. Simpson Eternal Togetherness Elder Mark E. Petersen What After Death? Elder LeGrand Richards “Blessed Are the Peacemakers” Elder Theodore M. Burton The Divine Power of Repentance Elder Bernard P. Brockbank A New Aristocracy Elder James E. Faust Transfusion Elder Sterling W. Sill Making Conferences Turning Points in Our Lives Elder J. Thomas Fyans Do Not Despair President Ezra Taft Benson As a Beacon on a Hill Bishop H. Burke Peterson Your Mission Preparation President A. Theodore Tuttle Integrity President Marion G. Romney Our Responsibility to the Transgressor President N. Eldon Tanner The Davids and the Goliaths President Spencer W. Kimball Why Is My Boy Wandering Tonight? President N. Eldon Tanner Where Much Is Given, Much Is Required Elder Boyd K. Packer “For Thy Servant Heareth” President S. Dilworth Young Truth Will Emerge Victorious Elder John H. Vandenberg To Know God Elder Howard W. Hunter A City Set Upon a Hill Elder Gordon B. Hinckley A Testimony of Christ Elder Joseph Anderson Is There Not a Cause? Bishop Victor L. Brown The Blessings of Peace Elder Franklin D. Richards My Personal Hall of Fame Elder Thomas S. Monson Ocean Currents and Family Influences President Spencer W. Kimball Regular Features News of the Church Imageillustration On the cover: Sculpture on Temple Square depicting Aaronic Priesthood restoration. Photograph by Jed A. Clark. Imageillustration Inside front cover: View of Salt Lake Temple and Church Office Building. Photograph by Frank Gale. Imageillustration Inside back cover: Detail of bas relief on Church Office Building. Photograph by Royce Bair. Imageillustration Photographs in this issue: Photographs in this issue were taken by Eldon Linschoten, Frank Gale, Royce Bair, Longin Lonczyna, Jr., and Jed A. Clark.