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Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks, The by Philip Ilott Roberts (1872 - 1938)

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  • Ch 10. - The Blossoming Desert

Ch 10. - The Blossoming Desert

Thursday 1st January 1970

Discover the powerful story of a man who found redemption from alcoholism through the saving power of God in this episode of Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks on alcoholfree.com.
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Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks, The by Philip Ilott Roberts (1872 - 1938)
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The Blossoming Desert: A Story of Redemption from Alcoholism

What medical science, the entreaties and help of friends or the gailing defeats of Twenty Years had failed to accomplish the saving power of god affected in the twinkling of an eye
In this episode of Dry Dock of a Thousand Wrecks on alcoholfree.com, Philip Ilott Roberts shares the powerful story of a man who found redemption from alcoholism through the saving power of God. The episode provides an introduction to the Ole Jerry McAuley Mission, a place for destitute alcoholics and addicts to surrender to Christ Jesus and begin their recovery.
Roberts also touches on the corrosive effects of the Evangelical Podium, which has taken root in the mission and is changing its original purpose. The main focus of the episode is the tragic life of a New York bum who spiraled into alcoholism and hopelessness, despite his early desires to enter the English church. Roberts details the man's journey into the bowery underworld, his frequent drunkenness, and his eventual surrender to God.
Through deep contrition and prayer, the man experiences the joy of pardon and is cleansed of his sin-stained and leprous past. The story is a testament to the transformative power of faith and the resilience of the human spirit. Listeners are left with a message of hope and the knowledge that redemption is possible for anyone struggling with alcoholism. Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com.