“Contents,” Ensign, May 1984, 3 Ensign May 1984 Volume 14 Number 5 Contents Report of the 154th Annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday Morning Session The Sustaining of Church OfficersPresident Gordon B. Hinckley Counsel to the SaintsPresident Ezra Taft Benson Choose the Good PartElder Marvin J. Ashton Marriage and DivorceElder David B. Haight Jesus the Christ: the Words and Their MeaningElder G. Homer Durham Building Your Eternal HomeElder Thomas S. Monson Saturday Afternoon Session The Church Audit Committee Report Statistical Report 1983 The Great Plan of the Eternal GodElder Neal A. Maxwell Covenants, Ordinances, and ServiceElder A. Theodore Tuttle A Generation Prepared to Make Wise ChoicesElaine A. Cannon Coming through the MistsElder Wm. Grant Bangerter Warmed by the Fires of Their LivesBarbara B. Smith Home and Family: A Divine Eternal PatternElder Gene R. Cook Patterns of PrayerElder Bruce R. McConkie Priesthood Session Missions—Only You Can DecideDevin G. Durrant Who’s on the Lord’s Team?Elder J. Thomas Fyans Restoring the Lost SheepElder Joseph B. Wirthlin Feed My SheepElder Boyd K. Packer Our Commission to Take the Gospel to All the WorldPresident Ezra Taft Benson The Miracle Made Possible by FaithPresident Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Morning Session Special Witnesses for ChristPresident Gordon B. Hinckley Call to the Holy ApostleshipElder Russell M. Nelson “I Love the Sisters of the Church”Barbara W. Winder The Simplicity of Gospel TruthsElder Robert L. Simpson The Practice of TruthBishop J. Richard Clarke The Pharisee and the PublicanElder Howard W. Hunter Sunday Afternoon Session The Magnificent Vision Near PalmyraElder James E. Faust The Sure Sound of the TrumpetElder Angel Abrea Count Your BlessingsElder Yoshihiko Kikuchi Upheld by the Prayers of the ChurchElder John K. Carmack “Youth of the Noble Birthright”Ardeth Greene Kapp “Go Ye Therefore, and Teach All Nations”Elder L. Tom Perry Small Acts Lead to Great ConsequencesPresident Gordon B. Hinckley General Conference Music News of the Church ImageImage Icon On the cover: Kirtland Temple, by Al Rounds, 24″ by 39″ watercolor, 1980. Courtesy of Kent Rounds. A view of Kirtland looking southwest from the Flats. The Newell K. Whitney store, home of the Prophet Joseph Smith for some time, is located north of the temple. The brook in the foreground runs into the East Branch of the Chagrin River. ImageImage Icon Inside front cover: Jerusalem Sunrise, by Randall Lake, 24″ by 55″, oil on canvas, 1979. Courtesy of A. Lee Christensen. Early morning sun plays on the towers and domes of Jerusalem, as seen from the Mt. of Olives, October 1979. ImageImage Icon Inside back cover: Passing of Winter, by Harrison Groutage, 24″ by 48″, oil on board, 1981. Courtesy of Tivoli Gallery. In a view east from the banks of the Logan River, the Logan Temple rises above the valley in this scene reminiscent of conditions several generations ago. ImageImage Icon Photography in this issue features scenes of conference as well as pictures of the new Museum of Church History and Art. All photography is by Public Communications Photo Services: Eldon K. Linschoten, chief photographer; Michael M. McConkie; and Marty Mayo.