Author Archives: George Hawke

About George Hawke

I live in Sydney, Australia

Until Jesus comes again

We believe that the most important event in the world’s history is the death of Jesus Christ. At the Lord’s supper we remember why Christ did what He did. In 1 Corinthians Paul describes what happened at the last supper … Continue reading

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Heaven’s even better

The Giants Causeway in Northern Ireland has 37,000 gigantic, geometrically perfect polygon columns. Have you been there? They’re extraordinary. But back before photographs, television and the Internet, it was hard to believe in and imagine far off places. “Surely you’re … Continue reading

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Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves

The media in Australia and other community gatekeepers treat abortion as a settled question. As a consequence, that’s how most Australians view the issue. We’re encouraged to think that, in the past, an important victory was won for women. And … Continue reading

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What stops you being with God forever?

Here’s a challenge from Outreach Media. I used to smoke a lot of marijuana. But the first time I got stoned after becoming a Christian I felt embarrassed in God’s presence. I discovered that dope made it hard for me … Continue reading

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Jesus gives life to the full

There are so many wonderful things in life. The joy of love, family, satisfaction in hard work, the thrill of the race, or the game, admiring the astonishing beauty of nature, the prospect of a new adventure. It is truly a remarkable … Continue reading

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Northern beaches coastal walk

Saturday 10 August 2019 Explore the headlands from Newport to Barrenjoey. Coastal landscape – cliffs and beaches. Transport (mini bus) available from North Ryde (8.45am) and Chatswood (9.00am). Return by 4pm. Leader : George Hawke 0422 659 589 Grade : Medium … Continue reading

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Regular praise and thanksgiving

Kids Camp starts in the Blue Mountains next Sunday. One of the stories that will be told there is the healing of Namaan in 2 Kings 5. Namaan was a commander in the Syrian army who was healed of an … Continue reading

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Sin is not as much fun as you think

Why do we sin? Because it’s a chore – of course not! Actually, we do the wrong thing because it’s fun, satisfying or seems too difficult to resist. Why would we bother if it weren’t any of those things? Lowering … Continue reading

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5 Lands Walk

Walk with Sydney Christian Bushwalkers on 15 June 2019 Sydney Christian Bushwalkers (opens in a new window)  

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Don’t let Christians put you off Jesus

Suppose there’s a man in an Australian country town with a history of shady business practices and fraudulent dealings. He also happens to be a regular church-goer. Many people where he lives know the man to be shonky and would … Continue reading

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