“Contents,” Ensign, Apr. 1976, 1EnsignApril 1976Volume 6 Number 4ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: A Day of DecisionPresident Marion G. RomneyFather to Son: A Dialogue on PriesthoodChauncey C. RiddleIsrael, Golden Calves, and MeSpencer J. CondieA Letter to Wives of NonmembersCarole Osborne ColeThe Handicapped: How to Help Them, How They Help UsStrength through InfirmityGordon B. HolbrookA Voice the Deaf Can HearSybil HendricksWhat Michael Gave UsMarguerite I. WilsonThe Lessons Richard Teaches UsDerek DixonWhen the Body Is ImperfectBrenda BloxhamHow Can You Help?Where Are You, Joe?Marilyn Y. KeyteWard Paper WoesLaurie Williams SowbyThe Saints on Vancouver IslandRobert J. McCue“Speaking the Truth in Love”Eugene EnglandNew Testament Backgrounds: Thessalonians through HebrewsEdward J. Brandt, J. Lewis Taylor, and Lane JohnsonA Strange Thing In the Land: The Return of the Book of Enoch, Part 5Hugh NibleyRegular FeaturesPoetry and Other VerseThe Valentine Carol Lynn PearsonPrayer for an Afflicted Child Carol Lynn PearsonShort Roots Carol Lynn PearsonI Have a QuestionElder John H. VandenbergRobert G. MouritsenRussell M. NelsonJosiah DouglasRandom SamplerMirthrightSpeaking TodayFrom Age Eighteen On Elder David B. HaightNew Lamps for Old Barbara B. SmithPriorities in the Pursuit of Excellence Janath R. CannonMormon Media“A Plainer Translation” Keith H. MeservyCommentNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Art by Michael Clane GravesInside front cover: In this American bicentennial year, the Ensign features paintings telling the Mormon story. This month’s painting is Building a Sod Hut at Winter Quarters, by Lynn Fausett. It hangs in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum in Salt Lake City, Utah.Inside back cover: The photographer and date this picture was taken are unknown. It may have been taken in 1879 when the president, then age seventy-two, was in San Francisco, or in the middle to late 1880s in Salt Lake City, a few years prior to being sustained as President of the Church.