“Contents,” Ensign, Oct. 1995, 1EnsignOctober 1995Volume 25 Number 10ContentsFirst Presidency Message: Faith: The Essence of True ReligionPresident Gordon B. HinckleySame-Gender AttractionElder Dallin H. OaksMore Than a Job Well DoneLena M. BrunsonIn Praise of GodD. Lynn Ford“Go Ye Therefore, and Teach All Nations”Elder Kwok Yuen TaiTears of Sorrow, Tears of JoyBettyanne GilletteFinding My Happiness at HomeEileen M. AllredBest Friends with the BishopCharlene Murray FarnworthHeeding the Prophet’s CallS. George EllsworthHistorical PerspectiveGlen M. LeonardHole-in-the-RockLaRene Porter GauntTwo Boys in the BackyardPaula J. LewisA Crisis, a Council, and Inspired LeadershipRobert J. MatthewsI Have a Question: Overcoming lonelinessJulie LarsenMormon JournalThe Answer That Fit Ron Holm“Go Save Your Father” H. Y. HoI Prayed and Drove On Gustavo AbalosA Promise Fulfilled Astrid Karlsen ScottCapsized in a Storm Warren Gerald Tate, as told to Suzanne Jeppson TatePortraitsThe Visiting Teacher: “More Hope in His Word”Random SamplerNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Front: Impressions of Hole-in-the-Rock, by Minerva Kohlhepp Teichert. Back: Pioneer Mother and Daughter, by Everett E. Thorpe, oil on canvas, 24″ x 28″. Courtesy of Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum.Inside front cover: The Earth Is the Lord’s, by Mary Kimball Johnson, oil on canvas, 8′ x 14′, 1956. “The earth is the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein” (Ps. 24:1). Now hanging in the Bountiful Utah Temple, this mural of a family giving thanks for an abundant harvest was painted in 1956.Inside back cover: Gathering of New Testament Saints, by Robert T. Barrett, oil on canvas, 12″ x 17″, 1984. After Jesus Christ ascended into heaven, the New Testament Saints “continued stedfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers … with gladness and singleness of heart, praising God, and having favour with all the people” (Acts 2:42, 46–47).