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"The Hallmark"

Many of us can t tell fourteen caret gold from eighteen carat. Sone of us can t even tell gold plate from solid gold. In old London town the jewelers of Goldsmith’s Hall took pride in doing good work, and they wanted each customer to know what he was buying.

a So they devised a mark of quality, and its use became established by law. When a piece of gold was stamped with a little crown and the figure 18, everyone knew it was eighteen carat. "The mark of the hall" guaranteed it.

b If we are true disciples of Jesus, He stamps upon us a mark

of quality, a hallmark, a guarantee that we are genuine. "By

this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have

love one to another

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