“Contents,” Ensign, May 2007, 1 Ensign May 2007 Volume 37 Number 5 Contents 2 Conference Summary for the 177th Annual General Conference Saturday Morning Session 4 The Sustaining of Church Officers President Thomas S. Monson 6 Church Auditing Department Report, 2006 Robert W. Cantwell 7 Statistical Report, 2006 F. Michael Watson 8 Using the Supernal Gift of Prayer Elder Richard G. Scott 11 The Nourishing Power of Hymns Elder Jay E. Jensen 14 Commitment to the Lord Elder John B. Dickson 16 The Tongue of Angels Elder Jeffrey R. Holland 19 Ye Must Be Born Again Elder David A. Bednar 22 I Know That My Redeemer Lives! President Thomas S. Monson Saturday Afternoon Session 26 The Spirit of the Tabernacle President Boyd K. Packer 29 Prophets—Pioneer and Modern Day Elder Earl C. Tingey 32 If These Old Walls Could Talk Bishop H. David Burton 34 Gratitude: A Path to Happiness Bonnie D. Parkin 36 Remember and Perish Not Elder Marlin K. Jensen 39 Salt Lake Tabernacle Rededication President James E. Faust 41 Tabernacle Memories President Thomas S. Monson 43 A Tabernacle in the Wilderness President Gordon B. Hinckley Priesthood Session 45 Life’s Lessons Learned Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin 48 To the Aaronic Priesthood: Preparing for the Decade of Decision Elder Robert D. Hales 51 Lay Up in Store Bishop Keith B. McMullin 54 Message to My Grandsons President James E. Faust 57 The Priesthood—a Sacred Gift President Thomas S. Monson 60 “I Am Clean” President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Morning Session 67 The Healing Power of Forgiveness President James E. Faust 70 Divorce Elder Dallin H. Oaks 74 It’s True, Isn’t It? Then What Else Matters? Elder Neil L. Andersen 76 A Lesson from the Book of Mormon Vicki F. Matsumori 78 Do You Know? Elder Glenn L. Pace 80 The Miracle of the Holy Bible Elder M. Russell Ballard 83 The Things of Which I Know President Gordon B. Hinckley Sunday Afternoon Session 85 The Message of the Restoration Elder L. Tom Perry 89 This Day Elder Henry B. Eyring 92 “Mom, Are We Christians?” Elder Gary J. Coleman 94 Who’s on the Lord’s Side? Charles W. Dahlquist II 97 Will a Man Rob God? Elder Yoshihiko Kikuchi 99 Point of Safe Return Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf 102 Repentance and Conversion Elder Russell M. Nelson 105 Closing Remarks President Gordon B. Hinckley General Young Women Meeting 106 Daughters of Heavenly Father Susan W. Tanner 109 Remembering, Repenting, and Changing Julie B. Beck 112 Stay on the Path Elaine S. Dalton 115 Let Virtue Garnish Thy Thoughts Unceasingly President Gordon B. Hinckley 64 General Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 118 Conference Story Index 119 Teachings for Our Time 119 Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women Resource Guides 122 General Auxiliary Presidencies 122 News of the Church ImageImage Icon On the cover: Front: Photograph by Craig Dimond. Back: Photograph by Welden C. Andersen. ImageImage Icon Inside front cover: Christ in the Home of Mary and Martha, by David Lindsley. © David Lindsley, may not be copied. ImageImage Icon View from Quince Street, by Al Rounds. A view looking southeast at the Salt Lake Temple, dedicated at the April 1893 general conference, and at the Tabernacle, dedicated at the October 1875 general conference. The Latter-day Saints actually began using the Tabernacle with the October 1867 general conference. © Al Rounds, may not be copied. ImageImage Icon Conference photography: Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Craig Dimond, Welden C. Andersen, John Luke, Christina Smith, Les Nilsson, Scott Davis, Rod Boam, Emily Leishman, Geoffrey McAllister, Mark Weinberg, and Cortney Christensen; in Brazil by Laureni Ademar Fochetto and Adriano Carvalho Vedovi; in Canada by David Zuskind; in Guatemala by Virna Rodríguez; in Honduras by Pablo Archaga, Ruth Figueroa, Armando Rivas, and Armando Sierra; in Jamaica by Deven Rawle; in Peru by Juan Manuel Rivera Gavilano; in Philippines by Danilo Soleta; and in Sweden by Mark Hedengren.