“Contents,” Ensign, Jan. 1990, 1EnsignJanuary 1990Volume 20 Number 1ContentsSpecial FeaturesFirst Presidency Message: Only a TeacherPresident Thomas S. MonsonThe ’80s—Looking Back; The ’90s—Looking AheadHoyt W. Brewster, Jr.Loving the Old Testament throughout My LifeLynette H. KelleyThe Bible—Only 4,263 Languages to GoJoseph StringhamThe Fall of Man and His RedemptionGerald N. Lund“A Man … Shall Cleave unto His Wife”: Marriage and Family Advice from the Old TestamentJames M. HarperDeborah and the Book of JudgesKristin E. LitchmanAdam to Malachi—Where Do The Books Fit In?Edward J. BrandtLand of the PatriarchsOld Testament Canaan: Home of the ProphetsD. Kelly Ogden“No Other Gods before Me”David H. MadsenWhat Are We Learning in Church This Year?Tom G. Rose“The Best of Both Worlds”Giles H. Florence, Jr.The Thinness ObsessionHarold A. FrostRegular FeaturesPoetry: The Psalm of My SoulGertrude Viehweg ToddThe Visiting Teacher: Remember HimMormon JournalNobody Saw Me Do It Marianne FlintThe Physician’s Faith Maurine Harris, as told to Sandra Dawn BrimhallThree Dollars till Payday Vera WeaverSeized by Panic Marva Jeanne PedersenPortraitsJanice C. Loar: Weakness Is Her Strength Lona Shelley HardyRoy Webster: To Swim and Not Be Weary Bryant R. LarsenGay Cleverly: The Healing Art Lenore L. SchowRandom SamplerDates with Grandpa and GrandmaGiving New Life to Old BeansHome Evening HelperNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Backdrop—Columns of the Temple of Karnak, Luxor, Egypt, and a camel caravan in Egypt. Front cover inset (top)—View of the treasury at the entrance to Petra, Jordan. All three photos by William Floyd Holdman. Front cover inset (bottom)—Pyramids of Giza. Back cover inset—Plain of Rahah and Mt. Sinai. Both photos by Richard Cleave. Used by permission.Inside front cover: And God Said, Let Us Make Man … by Stanley Galli, 20″ x 12″, gouache, 1969. Courtesy of the Museum of Church History and Art.Inside back cover: Abraham Leaving Haran, by Frank Adams, 27″ x 19″, watercolor and grease pencil, 1914. Courtesy of the Museum of Church History and Art.