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The Life of Jerry McAuley, the river thief

The Life of Jerry McAuley, the river thief

his conversion in prison and his mission work in Water Street, New York.

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Published by Holiness Movement Pub. House in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McAuley, Jerry, -- 1839-1884.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 80298
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3 microfiches (114 fr.)
    Number of Pages114
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19022435M
    ISBN 100665802986

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A “River Thief” Gets Framed. In America, teen-aged Jerry McAuley continued his apprenticeship as a minor criminal and a “street tough”. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Life of Jerry McAuley, the river thief. Ottawa: Holiness Movement Pub. House, (OCoLC) Named Person.

Transformed, Or, the History of a River Thief: Briefly Told [McAuley, Jerry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Transformed, Or, the History of a River Thief: Briefly ToldAuthor: Jerry McAuley. Jerry McAuley (, Ireland – 18 September ), along with his wife, Maria, was the founder of the McAuley Water Street Mission in New York City.

A self-described “rogue and street thief” who spent seven years in Sing Sing prison during the s, McAuley's mission became America's first Rescue Mission and is now known as the New York City Rescue Mission.

McAuley's Mission became the. Pages very clean, no marks of any kind, no creases. Early s-- Jerry McAuley was "a river thief, con man and drunk. Then he had a vision of God and was transformed. He blazed a path that many others have followed. Because of Jerry McAuley, millions have been fed, many wounds have been healed, and many hearts mended.".

Transformed; or, the History of a River Thief, Briefly Told Jerry MCAULEY ( - ) Jerry McAuley gives a testimony of his transformation from one of the wickedest men to ever live to being saved and a life of helping others do the same.

Jerry McAuley (, Ireland – September ), along with his wife, Maria, was the founder of the McAuley Water Street Mission in New York City. A self-described “rogue and street thief” who spent seven years in Sing Sing prison during the ’s, McAuley’s mission became America’s first Rescue Mission and is now known as the New York City Rescue Mission.

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Naturalist at Large in NYC – The McAuley’s Mission. By Don Rittner On the corner of 32 nd Street near 6 th Avenue is a free standing history banner with the title Jerry McAuley’s Mission. The River Thief is a rich, action- adventure about guilt, grace, and receiving life as a gift.

Diz (Joel Courtney) is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run along the Snake s: 5. Jerry McAuley: An Apostle to the Lost.

Jerry McAuley was a common river thief who first saw the light of the gospel in Sing Sing Prison. This is the story of his journey to starting a rescue mission to help others find the gospel in the same way he did. - Ch.1 - Preface & Chapters I-VII - Ch.2 - Chapters VIII-XVII Transformed; or, the History of a River Thief, Briefly Told- Author: Jerry MCAULEY (.

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The Irish-born young man caused so much trouble as a teenager that his grandmother (who was raising him) sent him to relatives in New York City, where he became a street fighter and a “river thief.”. Listen to Transformed; or, the History of a River Thief, Briefly Told audiobook by Jerry Mcauley.

Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Author: Jerry Mcauley. Directed by N.D. Wilson. With Joel Courtney, Paul Johansson, Bas Rutten, Raleigh Cain.

Diz (Joel Courtney) is a reckless teenage drifter living life on the run. Abandoned by his parents as a child, he looks out for himself and doesn't accept handouts.

He takes whatever he wants and runs. Jaded and determined to answer to no one, Diz lives a life marked by thievery and abandonment/10(). A former thief dedicates his life to the city’s poor By his own account, Jerry McAuley was a rogue and a serious crook.

Born poor in Ireland and sent to live in New York City at he became a drunkard and river pirate who frequented the rum shops and brothels on Water Street, one of the worst sections of pre–Civil War Manhattan. McAuley was a river thief and alcoholic who, while serving time in Sing Sing, found religion and vowed to change his ways.

After his release ina couple of relapses, and many personal struggles, he established one of the first rescue missions in the city that catered to adult men -- most at the time concentrated their efforts on women and children -- and called it The Helping Hand for Men.

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or, in our own times, of Jerry McAuley, the river thief. In each of these men, when brought into the presence of GOD, we have a change of attitude indeed that lasted through life. But if any or all of these were cited as illustrations of the necessity of repentance, how many there would be to say: 'Yes, we quite realize such men needed to repent.Full text of "Jerry McAuley, an apostle to the lost" See other formats.

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