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Page 13 text:
Myra E. Hess
To the Seniors:
How quickly the years have passed since you hrsl entered
L.M.S.l Busy years and happy years they have been. As you leave
school for wider spheres ol service may you lind your greatest joy in
livinv' for the One who 0'2lVC His lilfe lor 'ou. "Follow the Christ,
the King .... lilse wherefore born?"
Clayton L. Keener
Dear Class of 1948:
You are living in a last-moving era of change. The normal lile
Dear Fellow Travelers:
God is in all your tomorrows. As they come, you will find there
His strength for every task, His wisdom lor every problem, and His
love over all. And then when evening comes, "It shall be light" lor
you, because you journeyed Home in the presence ol' our crucified
expectancy would have you see the turn ol the century. As you lace
the future and live therein some things will remain CO11St2ll1t. Oppor-
tunities will occur, Ifor service, lor testimony, Ifor growth. The time
for them will remain sixty seconds each minute, sixty minutes each
hour. Keep the thief of time, delay, outside your experience. Use
each moment as though it were your last. Render your best, without
hesitancy, at the first call and receive that final commendation:
"XfVell done, faithful one."
Page 12 text:
Faculty fwith messages to graduating classl
Harvey W. Bauman
To the graduating class of 1948:
Life's journey is made enjoyable and successful by paying attena
tion to traffic signs. "GO FORYVARDH with Christ for the church
into the whole world. "STOP" when in bad company or when say-
ing or doing something that might cause others trouble or sorrow.
"DETOUR" bad company, questionable amusements, and taverns.
"SHARP CURVESH are ahead. They appear so suddenly that you
need to proceed with great caution. "MOUNTAIN Al-lEAD"-hll
up only at the station provided by God
J . Lester Brubaker
To the class of 1948:
"Be . . . strong and very courageous." You face times of testing.
You will need to know what you believe and why. Trust God fullyg
"Through I-lim We Conquer."
"Be . . . strong and very courageous." Ahead are the days of
testing. The world needs your fearless testimony. I pray the Holy
Spirit will direct you into the front lines of the kingdonfs hattleheld.
The years have brought you at last to your high school diploma.
Out and beyond lie other goals for you to reach. You will be re-
quired to toil and serve that you may someday give an account of
yourself with joy. Life will open up before you with an ever-widen-
ing horizon and increasing' opportunities for service. Through I-lim
you shall conquer. May the God of all wisdom and strength fully
equip and direct you according to His eternal purpose.
Page 14 text:
' Paul N. Kraybill
"Follow thou me," said the great 'l'eacher, llllll to tl1ose who do
He ollfers life and joy and service. lt Fllily n1ean hardships, it certain-
ly 1nea11s sell'-denial, but the price of lile is death. Do not be satisfied
with less than all that Christ l1as for you, 11either let the worltl blind
your vision of Hi111, but with Paul, die daily and glory only i11 tl1e
cross and you shall truly live.
Dear Seniors: X gf?
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Most precious to God 15 the reaching out ol tl1e soul ol lllllll to W-
Himg to desire Hin1 above any other: to prefer l-lim as our chief joy.
As you leave school, lllily you always "seek his lace" lllltl thus catch a
vision ol' Him that will give you new reasons for worship llllll praise,
and a IICWV impetus illlfl renewal ol tl1e soul's altar fires.
Amos W. Weavei'
To the Class ol 1948: I
I Willll to join with the rest olf the faculty, and with your parents
Zlllll lllkllly friends, in congratulating you LIPOII completing your l1igl1-
school and Bible studies successfully, so that you have become a
graduate of the Lancaster Mennonite School. 1 am praying that
God will bless each one of you, so that under the direction ol His
l'VO1'Cl and I-loly Spirit you may make your way prosperous, and have
As you leave this school I want to urge upon you the way ol the
simple life. Shun all the vain distractions of this sinful and complex
modern world. Crown Christ as the Lord in your heart and life, and
always love and serve JESUS ONLY.
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