[1] Robert Candlish, Studies in Genesis, pg. 747.

[2] See Eastman and Smith, The Search for Messiah, The Word for Today Publishing, 1996, pp. 96-103 for a discussion and documentation of this. See also, McDowell, Evidence That Demands a Verdict.. Here's Life Publishers, 1972, pp. 168-169.

[3] Babylonian Talmud, Chapter 4, folio 37, cited in Eastman and Smith, op. cit., pg. 102.

[4] W. H. Griffith Thomas, Outline Studies in Matthew, pg. 83.

[5] John Broadus, Commentary on Matthew, pg. 143.

[6] J. C. Ryle, Expository Thoughts on the Gospels, pg. 55-56.

[7] C. H. Spurgeon, The Gospel of Matthew, pg. 70.

8 All Scripture citations in this study are taken from the King James Version.

[9] The wisdom of Mr. Baxter's choice of authors (all contemporaries of his) is demonstrated in the fact that many of these author's are still in print.

[10] Jamiesson, Fausset, Brown. A Commentary. Vol. III, pg. 517.

[11] David Hubbard, Mastering the Old Testament: Ecclesiastes, pg. 77.

[12] Warren Wiersbe, Be Satisfied, pg. 35.