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“Contents,” Ensign, Feb. 1989, 1


February 1989

Volume 19 Number 2

On the front cover: Two of the original 5,000 copies of the Book of Mormon printed in 1830. (Photography by Philip S. Shurtleff.)

On the back cover: The Grandin Building in Palmyra, New York, in which the first copies of the Book of Mormon were printed. The Church has restored the site as a visitors’ center. (Photography by Craig Dimond.)

Inside front cover: “I do not know fully why God has preserved my life to this age, but I do know this: That for the present hour He has revealed to me the absolute need for us to move the Book of Mormon forward now in a marvelous manner. You must help with this burden and with this blessing which He has placed on the whole Church, even all the children of Zion.” —President Ezra Taft Benson

Inside back cover: “Teach with Power and Authority,” by Judith Mehr, 30″ x 24″, oil, 1982. Courtesy of LDS General Sunday School Presidency.