“Contents,” Ensign, Dec. 1988, 1EnsignDecember 1988Volume 18 Number 12ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: Jesus Christ—Gifts and ExpectationsPresident Ezra Taft BensonUnique Insights on Christ from the Book of MormonGilbert W. Scharffs“I Know Your Doing”: The Book of Mormon Speaks to Our TimesRichard Dilworth RustThe Book Seemed to Cry Out to HerMarvin K. GardnerHandling Life’s Unpredictable SituationsTerry SmithThe Eternal Family through ChristFamily History—One-on-OneLaura Lee SmithThe Christmas I Remember LeastEmma Lou ThayneRoom at the InnHelen SuorsaTragedy and the True Meaning of ChristmasLinda Gappmayer ReedMy Teacher CaredJelean Vaughn ReynoldsSeeing Blindness ClearlyLaurie Wilson ThorntonMaking Money Your AllyW. Steve AlbrechtHome—And Liking ItTrixie Hicken BellowsThe Gifts I Already HavePat HochstettlerRegular FeaturesPoetryTrees in Winter Susan H. MillerAs the Smallest Plant Seeks Sun Carolyn Manning BrinkMormon JournalHow Long Had Mother Known This Joy? Jennifer DawsonThe Christmas the Truck Broke Down Alice N. WashburnThe Crystal Punch Bowl Anne C. WhiteTithing Came before Presents Jennie N. ErnstromI Have a QuestionSolemn assemblies Robert J. NormanNaming and blessing of children Susan Easton BlackPortraitsMark Seamons: Living In TuneMartha Poston: Peace-seeker Giles H. Florence, Jr.Beverly Greene Jungst: Hearing the Voice of Each Child Marilyn CostelloRandom SamplerA Gift Of MemoriesTrim Your Tree for SafetyThe Night Joseph Smith Came to Family Home EveningHow Many More Good Deeds until Christmas?The Visiting Teacher: “Charity Never Faileth”News of the ChurchCommentOn the cover: Photography by Steve Bunderson.Inside front cover: Templescape, by Clark Gardner, 28″ by 30″, glazed tiles, 1985. Selected for the 1987 Church Fine Arts Competition show.Inside back cover: Memories of Grandpa, by Kimbal Warren, 30″ by 40″, oil, 1987. Selected for the 1987 Church Fine Arts Competition show.