“Contents,” Ensign, Oct. 1987, 1 Ensign October 1987 Volume 17 Number 10 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: There Must Be MessengersPresident Gordon B. Hinckley Suicide: Some Things We Know, and Some We Do NotElder M. Russell Ballard Discovering Gospel Riches in PortugalDon L. Searle Seeking the Spirit in MarriageTerrance D. Olson Parable of the LilacsGeri Walton Making Nauvoo Beautiful Again: Just What the Doctor OrderedMarvin K. Gardner “One Thing Needful”: Becoming Women of Greater Faith in ChristPatricia T. Holland Gregory J. Newell, United States Ambassador to Sweden: The Art of Family LifeKathleen Lubeck “Delivered by the Power of God”: The American Revolution and Nephi’s ProphecyJonathan A. Dibble Jewish Religious Education in the Meridian of TimeStephen and Shirley Smith Ricks Regular Features Mormon JournalOur Prayer Was Answered in the Want Ads Richard W. RustIsolated, But Not Alone Grace WrightA Smile Retrieved Florence Stewart Smith Handbook for Families: Teaching Children about Patriarchal Blessings The Visiting Teacher: Unmeasured Blessings and Sacred Responsibilities I Have a QuestionEvidences of Joseph Smith’s First Vision Elder Joseph Fielding Smith Speaking Today: Recent Events Involving Church History and Forged DocumentsElder Dallin H. Oaks News of the Church [photos] On the cover: Photography by Welden Anderson. Front cover: On Main Street in Nauvoo is the restored Print Shop, where the fourth edition of the Book of Mormon was printed. Superimposed photo: Inside the building, Bill and Linda Rattray, a missionary couple from Winnipeg, Manitoba, show visitors how the printing press worked. Elder Rattray is wearing glasses that belonged to editor John Taylor, who later became the third President of the Church. Back cover: Behind the Heber C. Kimball home, you’ll discover an old pump. The Snow-Ashby home, restored on the outside, is a residence for missionary couples. [illustration] Inside front cover: The Premortal Christ, by Robert T. Barrett, 21″ by 17″, oil on board, 1985. [illustration] Inside back cover: Joseph Making Himself Known to His Brothers, by Ted Henninger, 36″ by 24″, oil on canvas, 1981.