“Contents,” New Era, July 2015, inside front cover–1 New Era Contents In Every Issue 2 The Message Jesus Christ—Our Prince of Peace Peace can come to all who earnestly seek the Prince of Peace. Elder Russell M. Nelson 5 Mormonad Scatter Sunshine 28 Sunday Lesson Help Ready to Receive the Melchizedek Priesthood?* Find out what it means to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood and its blessings. 36 For the Strength of Youth Should I Keep the Money? There was more money in the cash register than the receipts showed, so a young man’s co-workers wanted to split it. No harm, right? 41 To the Point Forgiving those who caused pain; home teaching as a 14-year-old. 42 Questions & Answers “How do I get more motivated to do Personal Progress?” 44 Come, Follow Me Ordinances and Covenants* Use these cards to help you prepare for Sunday lessons on ordinances and covenants. 45 The Extra Smile 46 Instant Messages Working on Sunday; lunchroom dilemma; a lone modest prom dress. 48 From Church Leaders How to Prepare Now to Serve a Mission Raise the bar as you prepare for missionary service. Elder L. Tom Perry 49 Conference Poster The Decision to Believe Elder L. Whitney Clayton Features 6 FHE Object Lesson The Incredible Influence of You Use milk and dish soap to show the power of kindness. 8 Preparing to Enter the House of the Lord The promises in the temple are rich and noble. So smile when you think of the temple. Elder Kent F. Richards 12 Prepared, Endowed, Transformed Focusing on the temple blessed one young woman even before she received her endowment. 14 The Temple Endowment The purpose of the endowment is to prepare for exaltation. 15 Music in My Life Afraid of making mistakes, a young woman quit the piano. One day at church she had a different idea. 16 Serving Our Neighbors Five youth groups from across the U.S. took action to serve others with all their heart, might, mind, and strength. 20 Grandfather’s Car A young woman wanted to own her grandfather’s old car, but why was her grandmother making it so complicated? 22 The Plan of Salvation The plan of happiness is a plan for families. 24 Remembering Elder L. Tom Perry Learn about the life of an Apostle who served diligently and joyfully. 26 Objects from the Scriptures Wings as Eagles* What do eagles’ wings tell us about the blessings of keeping covenants? 32 Finding a Way to Forgive Youth share how they were able to forgive people who had hurt them. 34 Forgiving Myself After coming clean about his web of lies, a young man sought forgiveness from others. But forgiving himself was the hard part. 38 Facing the Wildfire What did a pioneer company do when they were faced with a wildfire on one side and the threat of stampeding livestock on the other?