“Contents,” Ensign, May 1991, 3EnsignMay 1991 Volume 21 Number 5ContentsReport of the 161st Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsSaturday Morning SessionThe Power of PrayerPresident Thomas S. MonsonThe Sustaining of Church OfficersPresident Gordon B. HinckleyStatistical Report 1990F. Michael WatsonThe Moving of the WaterElder Boyd K. Packer“Beware Lest Thou Forget the Lord”Elder Dean L. LarsenRepentanceElder F. Burton Howard“Honour Thy Father and Thy Mother”Elder Dallin H. Oaks“A Voice of Gladness”Elder Marvin J. AshtonSaturday Afternoon SessionThe Church Audit Committee ReportWilford G. EdlingListen to LearnElder Russell M. NelsonRedemption of the DeadElder Earl C. TingeyProphetsElder Rulon G. CravenSunday Worship ServiceElder W. Mack LawrenceThe Savior and Joseph Smith—Alike Yet UnlikeElder Francis M. GibbonsMaking the Right DecisionsElder Richard G. ScottPeace WithinElder Joseph B. WirthlinPriesthood SessionCalled to ServeElder L. Tom Perry“To Honor the Priesthood”Elder J. Richard ClarkeChangeElder Jacob de Jager“Yagottawanna”Elder Jack H. GoaslindA Royal PriesthoodPresident Thomas S. MonsonThe State of the ChurchPresident Gordon B. HinckleySunday Morning SessionNever AlonePresident Thomas S. MonsonThe Sixth Day of April, 1830President Howard W. HunterTo Draw Closer to GodBishop Henry B. EyringA Crown of Thorns, a Crown of GloryElder James E. FaustWhat God Hath Joined TogetherPresident Gordon B. HinckleySunday Afternoon SessionLinking the Family of ManElder David B. HaightTeach the ChildrenElder M. Russell BallardBefore I Build a WallElder Loren C. DunnA Pattern of RighteousnessSister Janette C. HalesPeaceElder Robert E. Wells“Lest Ye Be Wearied and Faint in Your Minds”Elder Neal A. MaxwellHis Latter-day Kingdom Has Been EstablishedPresident Gordon B. HinckleyGeneral Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsConference Addresses Correlated to Church CurriculumNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Downtown Salt Lake City. Buildings shown include the Salt Lake Temple (right of center, front cover); the Hotel Utah, which is currently being remodeled (left of center, front cover); and the Church Office Building (left, back cover). Photography by Alan Yorgason.Inside front cover: The Assembly Hall, by Rebecca W. Hartvigsen, 11″ by 15″, watercolor, 1990. Courtesy of Mary Kay Stout. Construction on Temple Square’s Assembly Hall was begun in 1877; the building was dedicated in January 1882. In 1983, the building was rededicated after renovations, in which much of it was restored to its original appearance.Inside back cover: Joseph Smith in Liberty Jail, by Greg K. Olsen, 30″ by 40″, oil, 1990. Courtesy of Jack and Marie Lake. The Prophet Joseph Smith was incarcerated in Missouri’s Liberty Jail for nearly five months, from December 1838 through most of April 1839. While there, he received the revelation known today as Doctrine and Covenants 121–122.[illustrations, photos] Visuals in this issue feature artwork of the Savior’s life, by Paul Gustave Doré, from an 1866 folio Bible. Photos of conference were taken by Jed A. Clark, Welden Andersen, Phil Shurtleff, Craig Dimond, John Luke, and Peggy Jellinghausen.