“Contents,” Ensign, Jan. 1988, 1 Ensign January 1988 Volume 20 Number 1 Contents Special Features First Presidency Message: The Book of Mormon Is the Word of GodPresident Ezra Taft Benson A New Prophet and a New Scripture: The Coming Forth of the Book of MormonKenneth W. Godfrey How Rare a PossessionRichard Tice “I Will Not Burn the Book!”Vincenzo di Francesca Jerusalem at the Time of Lehi and JeremiahKeith H. Meservy The Plates of Brass: A Witness of ChristRobert L. Millet Sorrow and Joy: What We Can Learn from LehiKeith K. Hill Warring against the Saints of GodStephen E. Robinson A Book about God’s LoveLenet Read Even Though He’s GoneKay Lindsay Family BusinessSharon Ballif Treasure HuntKathy Clayton Regular Features Home Evenings: Positively SpeakingKenneth A. Smith I Have a QuestionThe time it took to translate the Book of Mormon John W. WelchThe Church’s relationship to non-Christian religions R. Lanier Britsch Mormon JournalDon’t Cry for Craig Ann Gray“Get off the Tracks!” Wendy R. RudderBroke, Broken, and Out of Work Susan H. Aylworth Handbook for Families: Teaching Children about Forgiveness PortraitsRichard Cowan: Man of Uncommon Vision Cynthia M. GardnerGlen L. Taggart: Educator with a Global View Nanette Larsen Speaking Today: The Magnificence of ManElder Russell M. Nelson The Visiting Teacher: “Charity Suffereth Long, and Is Kind” Random SamplerGerms in the Church Nursery and Other Scary StoriesThe $5 ChallengeMom’s Night at the “Genny”Charting Our New Year’s Resolutions News of the Church PoetryThe Nurturing Muriel Jenkins HealLet Us Not Wait Audrey Megerian On the cover: Nephi’s Vision, by Clark Kelley Price, 24″ by 36″, oil on canvas, 1980. Courtesy of Carl Spoerl. Inside front cover: The Worth of Souls is Great, by Judith Mehr, 30″ by 24″, oil, 1982. Courtesy of LDS General Sunday School Presidency. Inside back cover: Searching the Scriptures, by Judith Mehr, 30″ x 24″, oil, 1982. Courtesy of LDS General Sunday School Presidency.