“Contents,” Ensign, Mar. 2000, 1


March 2000

Volume 30 Number 3

On the covers: Front: Photography by Craig Dimond. Electronic composition by Scott Welty.

Inside front: Sons of Helaman, by Abe Day, oil on panel, 2′ x 4′, 1999.

Inside back: Time, Talents, and All That Thou Hast, by Garth Oborn, oil on canvas, 24″ x 20″, 1996. Courtesy of Brad and Rachelle Kofford. This depiction of the Kirtland Temple shows workers applying stuccoed plaster over the sandstone structure. In the dedicatory prayer on 27 March 1836, the Prophet Joseph Smith spoke of the Saints’ sacrifice: “For thou knowest that we have done this work through great tribulation; and out of our poverty we have given of our substance to build a house to thy name” (D&C 109:5).