“Contents,” Liahona, Nov. 2003, 3LiahonaNovember 2003 Volume 27 Number 11ContentsConference Summary for the 173rd Semiannual General ConferenceSaturday Morning SessionThe State of the ChurchPresident Gordon B. HinckleyA Sure FoundationElder Sheldon F. ChildThe Atonement, Repentance, and Dirty LinenElder Lynn A. MickelsenSeeing the Promises Afar OffAnne C. PingreeLet Our Voices Be HeardElder M. Russell BallardLord, I Believe; Help Thou Mine UnbeliefPresident James E. FaustSaturday Afternoon SessionThe Sustaining of Church OfficersPresident James E. Faust“The Standard of Truth Has Been Erected”President Boyd K. PackerReceiving a Testimony of the Restored Gospel of Jesus ChristElder Robert D. HalesThe Clarion Call of ProphetsElder Shirley D. ChristensenThe Lord Thy God Will Hold Thy HandElder W. Craig ZwickRepentance and ChangeElder Dallin H. OaksRealize Your Full PotentialElder Richard G. ScottPriesthood SessionPersonal Priesthood ResponsibilityElder Russell M. NelsonYoung Men—Holders of KeysElder Monte J. BroughPriesthood, Keys, and the Power to BlessElder Merrill J. BatemanThe Phenomenon That Is YouPresident James E. FaustBring Him HomePresident Thomas S. MonsonThe Shepherds of IsraelPresident Gordon B. HinckleySunday Morning SessionThe Bridge BuilderPresident Thomas S. MonsonThe Grandeur of GodElder Jeffrey R. HollandThe Message of the RestorationElder Charles DidierHe Knows Us; He Loves UsSydney S. ReynoldsThree ChoicesElder Joseph B. WirthlinAn Ensign to the Nations, a Light to the WorldPresident Gordon B. HinckleySunday Afternoon SessionWe Believe All That God Has RevealedElder L. Tom PerryAn Enduring Testimony of the Mission of the Prophet JosephElder Henry B. Eyring“Come, Follow Me”Elder William W. ParmleyAre You a Saint?Elder Quentin L. CookThe Empowerment of HumilityBishop Richard C. EdgleyHow Choice a Seer!Elder Neal A. MaxwellLet Us Live the Gospel More FullyPresident Gordon B. HinckleyGeneral Relief Society MeetingChoosing Charity: That Good PartBonnie D. ParkinTestimonies: “Choose That Good Part”In Covenant with HimKathleen H. HughesChoose Ye Therefore Christ the LordAnne C. PingreeTo the Women of the ChurchPresident Gordon B. HinckleyGeneral Authorities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsThey Spoke to UsInstructional ResourcesGeneral Auxiliary PresidenciesNews of the ChurchOn the cover: Photography by Matthew Reier.Inside front cover: The Journey Begins, by Glen S. Hopkinson. More than 12,000 people joined the Church in the British Isles from 1837 to 1847. Nearly 5,000 of them sailed from Liverpool, England, to America, beginning in 1840. They eventually made their way to Nauvoo, Illinois, in at least 36 companies.Inside back cover: St. George Temple, by Roland Lee. Dedicated on 6 April 1877, the St. George Utah Temple became the first temple completed after the temple in Nauvoo. President Brigham Young called Elder Wilford Woodruff of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to serve as temple president. The first endowments for the dead were performed here.Conference photography: Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Craig Dimond, Welden C. Andersen, John Luke, Matthew Reier, Kelly Larsen, Christina Smith, Allexis Duce, Mark Hedengren, Natalie Simpson, and Jed Wells; in Guatemala by Virna Rodríguez; in Hawaii by Lawrence Kawasaki; in Japan by Takuji Okada and Osamu Sekiguchi; in Poland by Lawrence G. Lewis; and in South Africa by Michael Lerios.