“Contents,” Ensign, May 1989, 3 Ensign May 1989 Volume 19 Number 5 Contents Report of the 159th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday Morning Session Beware of PridePresident Ezra Taft Benson Seeds of RenewalElder Joseph B. Wirthlin Now Is the TimeElder Hugh W. Pinnock Proclaim My Gospel from Land to LandElder L. Tom Perry The God That Doest WondersPresident Howard W. Hunter Saturday Afternoon Session The Sustaining of Church OfficersPresident Thomas S. Monson The Church Audit Committee ReportWilford G. Edling Statistical Report 1988F. Michael Watson On Being WorthyElder Marvin J. Ashton Adversity and the Divine Purpose of MortalityElder Ronald E. Poelman Follow the ProphetBishop Glenn L. Pace Alternate VoicesElder Dallin H. Oaks The Gift of the Holy Ghost—A Sure CompassElder James E. Faust Priesthood Session Presentation of Scouting Award To President Benson Trust in the LordElder Richard G. Scott The Beauty and Importance of the SacramentElder John H. Groberg Making Points for RighteousnessElder Russell C. Taylor Go For It!President Thomas S. Monson Magnify Your CallingPresident Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Morning Session Thanks Be to GodPresident Thomas S. Monson To Young Women and MenElder Boyd K. Packer Our Kindred Family—Expression of Eternal LoveElder J. Richard Clarke Irony: The Crust on the Bread of AdversityElder Neal A. Maxwell Let Love Be the Lodestar of Your LifePresident Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Afternoon Session The Canker of ContentionElder Russell M. Nelson University for Eternal LifeElder F. Enzio Busche “Lord, When Saw We Thee an Hungred?”Joy F. Evans The Way to PerfectionElder Royden G. Derrick The Effects of TelevisionElder M. Russell Ballard To the Children of the ChurchPresident Ezra Taft Benson General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Conference Addresses Correlated to Church Curriculum General Conference Music News of the Church ImageImage Icon On the cover: The Christus by Bertel Thorvaldsen. Original in Copenhagen, Denmark, unveiled in 1828. The back cover features the North Visitors’ Center, on Temple Square, where this copy of the statue is displayed. ImageImage Icon Inside covers: Photos from Illustrated Scriptures: The Book of Luke. (See information below.) ImageImage Icon Visuals in this issue feature photos of conference and photos from Illustrated Scriptures: The Book of Luke (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1987). Photos from Illustrated Scriptures that appear on the inside front and inside back covers and throughout the issue have been copyrighted by The Genesis Project, Inc., New York City; they are used here by permission. All conference photography is by Audiovisual Planning and Development, Photo Section: Jed A. Clark (supervisor), Welden Andersen, Phil Shurtleff, Craig Dimond, John Luke, Craig Moyer, and Eldon K. Linschoten.