“Contents,” Ensign, Sept. 1980, 1 Ensign September 1980 Volume 10 Number 9 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: “Records of Great Worth”President Marion G. Romney Joseph, Model of ExcellenceArthur R. Bassett The Name “Melchizedek”: Some Thoughts on Its Meaning and the Priesthood It RepresentsGib Kocherhans Sacrifices and Offerings: Foreshadowings of ChristRichard D. Draper Understanding the Old Testament: Keys to Resolving Difficult QuestionsEdward J. Brandt Ancient Lands: A Photo Essay Old Testament Chronology Chart Biblical Egypt: Land of Refuge, Land of BondageS. Kent Brown The Testing Ground for the Covenant PeopleD. Kelly Ogden Mount Moriah: Some Personal ReflectionsArtel Ricks The Gospel and the Scientific View: How Earth Came to BeF. Kent Nielsen Song: Learn—Then TeachMargaret Smoot and Beverly Pond Regular Features I Have a QuestionEllis T. RasmussenDaniel H. LudlowRobert J. MatthewsRenee Vorhaus News of the Church Inside front cover: Adam and Eve Teaching Their Children, Del Parson, 1977, pastel. Located in the Church Historical Department. Inside back cover: Home at Dusk, J. T. Harwood, 20″ by 31 1/2″, oil on canvas, undated. Located in the Church Historical Department.