Author Archives: George Hawke

About George Hawke

I live in Sydney, Australia

God’s good news

The news in the daily news media is usually bad news. It’s often about disasters and tragedies like accidents, fires, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis. Fortunately in a world where bad news dominates, God has given us good news. When Paul … Continue reading

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Experiencing God through Worship

Being in the presence of someone more accomplished than yourself can be very intimidating. In 2010, I was invited to speak at a conference in the Metropolitan Club in New York. Men are required to wear jackets and ties at … Continue reading

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Bread and wine

In our time of corporate worship we celebrate the Lord’s Supper (1 Cor. 11:20). This was instituted by Jesus at the Passover just before His crucifixion. The Jewish Passover was a symbolic reminder of an historical event. It was an … Continue reading

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Jesus is like royalty

When Megan Markle married Prince Harry, she was given the royal title (Her Royal Highness) the Duchess of Sussex. Did you know that Jesus Christ is given royal titles in the Bible like “Lord”, “King”, “Lord of lords” and “King … Continue reading

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Drawing Room Rocks, Berry

Saturday 16 June 2018 Walk to the top of Barren Grounds Nature Reserve. Great views of Kangaroo and Lower Shoalhaven Valleys and along the coast to the Pacific Ocean. Sandstone rocks with hard ironstone capping. Transport (mini bus) available from … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

Last Wednesday was ANZAC Day. Did you know that the phrase “Lest we forget” used to commemorate those who died in warfare came from the Bible? It came via the poem “Recessional” by Rudyard Kipling which was written towards the … Continue reading

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Figure eight pools, Royal National Park

Saturday 12 May 2018 Walk from Garawarra down to Burning Palms Beach and then along the rock platform to the Figure eight pools. Great coastal views. Care is required walking across rock piles and possible slippery sections. Transport (mini bus) … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls to Pierces Pass, Blue Mountains National Park

Walk with Sydney Christian Bushwalkers on 14 April 2018 Sydney Christian Bushwalkers (opens in a new window)  

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Rebooting ourselves

Recently when I had a problem with my phone, I was advised to do a reboot (restart). I’d forgotten that many computer problems are fixed by a restart. Turning your computer off and on again fixes a lot of problems … Continue reading

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When death was arrested

At Easter we celebrate what Jesus did for us. Jesus came to die, He defeated death and rose again to set us free from sin. He conquered death for anyone who puts their faith and hope in Him. The Bible … Continue reading

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