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“Contents,” Ensign, Apr. 1991, 1


April 1991

Volume 21 Number 4

On the cover: Christ Raising the Daughter of Jairus, by Greg K. Olsen, 22″ by 34″, oil, 1990.

Inside front cover: After Much Contemplation, by Al Rounds, 22 1/2″ by 30 1/2″, watercolor, 1989. Courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. Al Rounds. Heeding the counsel in James 1:5 to “ask of God,” young Joseph Smith received his answer in the First Vision. “I had now got my mind satisfied. … I had found the testimony of James to be true—that a man who lacked wisdom might ask of God, and obtain, and not be upbraided.” (JS—H 1:26.)

Inside back cover: The Organization of the Church—April 6, 1830, by Robert T. Barrett, 36″ by 44″, oil, 1989. The original hangs in the Carthage Jail Visitors’ Center. On 6 April 1830, the Church was organized by the Prophet Joseph Smith at the home of Peter Whitmer, Sr., in Fayette, New York. Among those present were Oliver Cowdery, Hyrum Smith, Peter Whitmer, Jr., David Whitmer, and Samuel H. Smith.