January 1976 Contents Poetry Lavina FieldingEvening Prayer Arthur H. KingHebrews 11: Strangers and Pilgrims Deborah BloseA Reason Why Harlan Y. HammondPrayer Marden ClarkTo Kevin: Newly a Missionary Marion G. RomneyPrayer Is the Key Bruce R. McConkieWhy the Lord Ordained Prayer John W. WelchThe Lord’s Prayers Chauncey C. RiddleObstacles to Prayer Arthur R. BassettBefore Praying Gerald R. Schiefer“Where Two or Three Are Gathered” Ann H. BanksThe Extra Blessings of Family Prayer Francine BennionStone or Bread? Dennis L. CrockettPrayer Don E. Norton Jr.The Language of Formal Prayer Mormon Journal Jane P. CoveyWhy Wasn’t Cathy More Like Me? Frank AydelotteA Prompting to Fast Myrna BehuninWe Talked in Whispers Richard D. AnthonyI Was a Bishop before I Really Learned to Pray Nadine Bushman BartonDog Lost in the Rain Sipuao J. MatuautoMy Mother’s Mission Jerry Lee TurleyI Saw My Counselors Walk In Stephen R. and Sandra CoveyTeaching Our Children to Pray I Have a Question Glade F. HowellShould we offer a blessing on the food when we are in restaurants? John H. CoxAs a member of a congregation, what are my responsibilities during prayers? Robert F. ClydeWhy is it important that we say amen aloud at the end of prayers and talks? Robert F. BohnWhat can you tell me about the federal income tax? Random Sampler No Trifling Matter Janet R. BalmforthBlossoms in January Elizabeth LiechtyGrowing Clothes Janet PetersonMother and Child Robert E. SeegmillerDrugs during Pregnancy Laurie J. WilsonThe Saints in France Edward J. BrandtNew Testament Backgrounds: Romans Keeping Pace Does Your Ward (or Stake) Have a History? Local Genealogy Seminars Edwin Brown FirmageElder Hugh B. Brown, 1883–1975: In Memoriam News of the Church David MitchellElder ElRay L. Christiansen Dies Elated Saints Greet New Temple Plans New Idaho Falls Temple Presidency Called St. George Temple Rededicated Fifteen New Stakes Created in Mexico City Jay M. ToddDirector of Church Magazines Dies Area Conference Schedule Slated Priesthood Genealogy Seminar Set Joseph Smith, Jr.