Author Archives: George Hawke

About George Hawke

I live in Sydney, Australia

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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Worship in Revelation

What is worship? The Greek verb to worship proskuneo (Strongs #4352) occurs 60 times in the New Testament and 24 (40%) of these are in the book of Revelation. It’s the main book about worship in the New Testament. In … Continue reading

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Garigal National Park

Walk with Sydney Christian Bushwalkers on 23 September 2017 Sydney Christian Bushwalkers (opens in a new window)  

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The Hallel psalms – Part 2

After Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper with His disciples, the Bible says that they finished by singing a hymn (Mt. 26:30; Mk. 14:26). This hymn was probably Psalm 118, the last of the Jewish Hallel (praise) psalms (Ps. 113-118). Here’s … Continue reading

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The Jewish Hallel psalms – Part 1

The Lord’s Supper was instituted at the last supper when Jesus celebrated the Passover with His disciples on the night before He was crucified. The Biblical account finishes, “When they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount … Continue reading

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