“Contents,” Ensign, Nov. 2005, 1 Ensign November 2005 Volume 35, Number 11 Contents Conference Summary for the 175th Semiannual General Conference Saturday Morning Session Opening Remarks President Gordon B. Hinckley Blessings Resulting from Reading the Book of Mormon Elder L. Tom Perry Be Prepared … Be Ye Strong from Henceforth Bishop Keith B. McMullin The Sanctity of the Body Susan W. Tanner Journey to Higher Ground Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin The Light in Their Eyes President James E. Faust Saturday Afternoon Session The Sustaining of Church Officers President Thomas S. Monson Priesthood Authority in the Family and the Church Elder Dallin H. Oaks To Young Women Elder Jeffrey R. Holland True Happiness: A Conscious Decision Elder Benjamín De Hoyos The Book of Mormon, the Instrument to Gather Scattered Israel Elder C. Scott Grow “If Christ Had My Opportunities …” Elder Paul K. Sybrowsky Spiritual Preparedness: Start Early and Be Steady Elder Henry B. Eyring What Matters Most Is What Lasts Longest Elder M. Russell Ballard Priesthood Session Becoming a Missionary Elder David A. Bednar Man’s Search for Divine Truth Elder Charles Didier The Blessings of General Conference Elder Paul V. Johnson Called and Chosen President James E. Faust Do Your Duty—That Is Best President Thomas S. Monson If Ye Are Prepared Ye Shall Not Fear President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Morning Session The Prophet Joseph Smith: Teacher by Example President Thomas S. Monson On Zion’s Hill President Boyd K. Packer A Pattern for All Elder Merrill J. Bateman My Soul Delighteth in the Scriptures Cheryl C. Lant Truth Restored Elder Richard G. Scott Forgiveness President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Afternoon Session Jesus Christ—the Master Healer Elder Russell M. Nelson Preparations for the Restoration and the Second Coming: “My Hand Shall Be over Thee” Elder Robert D. Hales Sacrifice Is a Joy and a Blessing Elder Won Yong Ko Gospel Covenants Bring Promised Blessings Elder Paul E. Koelliker Compass of the Lord Elder Lowell M. Snow “Feed My Sheep” Elder Ulisses Soares Christlike Attributes—the Wind beneath Our Wings Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf Benediction President Gordon B. Hinckley General Relief Society Meeting Video: Instruments in the Hands of God Sweet Moments Bonnie D. Parkin That We May All Sit Down in Heaven Together Kathleen H. Hughes Knowing the Lord’s Will for You Anne C. Pingree Instruments in the Hands of God President James E. Faust General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints They Spoke to Us: Making Conference Part of Our Lives Teachings for Our Time Guidelines for Relief Society Home, Family, and Personal Enrichment Meetings and Activities Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women Resource Guides General Auxiliary Presidencies News of the Church Imageillustration On the cover: One by One, by Walter Rane, © 2003, By the Hand of Mormon Foundation, may not be copied. Imageillustration Inside front cover: Joseph’s Nauvoo, by Al Rounds. May not be copied. Imageillustration Inside back cover: Come Forth, by Walter Rane. © 2003, By the Hand of Mormon Foundation, may not be copied. After creating the title of liberty, Captain Moroni “went forth among the people, waving the rent part of his garment in the air … , saying: Behold, whosoever will maintain this title upon the land, let them come forth in the strength of the Lord, and enter into a covenant that they will maintain their rights, and their religion, that the Lord God may bless them” (Alma 46:19–20). Imageillustration Conference photography: Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Craig Dimond, Welden C. Andersen, John Luke, Matthew Reier, Christina Smith, Scott Davis, Les Nilsson, Rod Boam, Amber Clawson, and Shannon Norton; in Brazil by Adriano Vedovi; in France by David Anderson; in Mexico by Israel Gutierrez; in Michigan by Rod Humiecki and Lee Kochenderfer; in Peru by Mason Warr; and in Samoa by Judith Johnston Niuelua.