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For the Graduates

Graduation! What an exciting thought! Immediately we are aware that another important milestone in our growth has arrived. When I think back to my three graduations I remember mostly the mixed feelings of pride and accomplish­ment on the one hand, but also the feelings of regret that many of the activities and relationships I had […]

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Graduation

The purpose of the child of God in all that he does is to show his gratitude to God for the marvelous things God has done for him. Now, as graduation approaches, we seniors look back on twelve or thirteen years of schooling and see that God has indeed been good to us. He has […]

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The End of Thirteen Years

A segment of 13 years of our lives is swiftly coming to a close. A time in which for 180 days out of each one of those 13 years we have attended kindergarten, grade school, junior high, and high school. In this time we have learned the basics of many things. We have learned the […]

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Graduation

In 1970, the word ‘graduation’ meant to me the end, the end of all the fun and excitement I was just beginning to have as a student. Fun? Excitement? Yes, that is exactly what I was beginning to have. With most of my more difficult courses satisfactorily accomplish­ed, my curriculum ahead as a senior was […]

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Graduation Address

I’m sure there are mixed emotions as we sit here tonight. Some of us, and probably most of us, are very happy that graduation is finally here, for it means that our thirteen years of required education are now com­pletely in the past. But at the same time we’re going to miss all the friends […]

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The Beginning of Wisdom

Psalm 111:10 — “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” Graduation day, 1963! Some of you young people look forward to that event (or maybe it is already an accomplished fact). No doubt the day is one of great importance for you and for your families. It is the culmination of years […]

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Graduation

Westminster Confession of Faith: (Shorter Catechism) Question 1. What is the chief end of man? Answer 1. Man’s chief end is to glorify God and to enjoy him forever. The sun glistens on the pulsing muscles of the runner. His head thrown back, his arms and legs rising and falling in a strong, steady rhythm, […]

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Purchasing a Degree

The time of graduation is here. There may be a few of our readers who graduate this month from the eighth or ninth grade.  More numerous, however, will be the number that graduate from the twelfth grade.  This is simply due to the fact that the age-group to which Beacon Lights is directed is the […]

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Successful Graduation

At this time of the year graduation is in the minds of many young people. Some will graduate from the eighth grade and others from high school, and still others have completed a course of study in college. Many parents are as enthused about it as their children, and they have a perfect right to […]

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