- Copyright Page
- Editors' Introduction
- The Faith of a Prophet: Brigham Young’s Life and Service—A Pattern of Applied Faith
- Jeremiah’s Imprisonment and the Date of Lehi’s Departure
- The Sanctity of Food: A Latter-day Saint Perspective
- Choosing the “Good Part”
- “He That Hath the Scriptures, Let Him Search Them”
- What Is Education?
- Reproving with Sharpness—When?
- From Kirtland, Ohio, to Far West, Missouri: Following the Trail of the Mormon Mummies
- “And I Saw the Hosts of the Dead, Both Small and Great”: Joseph F. Smith, World War I, and His Visions of the Dead
- Preservation of Life as Manifested in the Lives of Latter-day Prophets
No matter what else we do in life, what we choose, what we enjoy, or what we become, it will have been in vain if we don't fully choose the "good part," even this "best part"—Christ Himself—and take a heaping portion of it into our lives.
To concern oneself with eating foods the Lord has prescribed and to consider eating prescribed foods as an act of holiness are both attitudes that could be understood as logical results of living in divine harmony with the earth God has created.
"True it is [the words of the scriptures] were first proclaimed by others, but they are now mine, for the Holy Spirit of God has borne witness to me that they are true; and it is now as though the Lord had revealed them to me in the first instance."