This excellent book is a practical, sound, Reformed handbook for the elderly. In fourteen short chapters, Oxenden provides simple, heartfelt, spiritual advice on important issues and topics, such as the duties, temptations, trials, and joys of old age. The author’s aim is to lead his readers to true happiness in the Lord Jesus Christ, and to show how to live actively and fruitfully in Christian service in the final years of one's life. It is highly recommended for all ages, but especially for the elderly. In twelve short chapters, this book provides simple, heartfelt spiritual advice on important issues and topics that are particular to those in their latter years.
About the Author
Ashton Oxenden (1808-1892) was an English clergyman who served as Anglican Bishop of Montreal and Metropolitan of Canada for ten years. Like his contemporary and fellow bishop, J. C. Ryle, Oxenden was an evangelical Calvinist and a clear and prolific writer, author of more than forty books.