John Whitcomb

Dr. Whitcomb was born on June 22, 1924, in Washington, DC, to Col. & Mrs. John C. Whitcomb Sr. His early years (age 3 - 6 years) were spent in China. During high school he attended McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN. He spent one year at Princeton University before being drafted into the United States Army, where he served in Europe from 1944 until 1946. After the war he returned to Princeton and earned a degree in history. While at Princeton in February 1943, he came to know the Lord under the guidance of Dr. Donald B. Fullerton and the Princeton Evangelical Fellowship. Dr. Whitcomb entered Grace Theological Seminary as a student in 1948 where he earned a MDiv in 1951, ThM in 1953 and ThD in 1957. He joined the faculty at Grace Theological Seminary where he served as Professor of Theology and Old Testament, Director of Postgraduate Studies, and other positions from 1951 to 1990. 
 
Dr. Whitcomb is internationally known as an author and teacher. He is best known for his role as co-author with Henry Morris, PhD, of The Genesis Flood, published in 1961. The Genesis Flood is considered one of the most influential books of the 20th Century, and marks the beginning of the modern creation movement. In addition to The Genesis Flood, Dr. Whitcomb has published a number of books on science and the Bible, commentaries, and other works highlighted on his web site.

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  • December 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 17, 2018: */ Where do you turn for counsel in the midst of our confusing culture? Dr. John Whitcomb...

  • December 10, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 10, 2018: */ The marvelous prophetic promise in Isaiah 7:14 is one of the most beloved Scripture...

  • December 03, 2018

    John Whitcomb: December 3, 2018: */ The marvelous prophetic promise in Isaiah 7:14 is one of the most beloved Scripture...

  • November 26, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 26, 2018: */ Dr. John Whitcomb will take us to the final chapter of this great and ancient book of the...

  • November 19, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 19, 2018: Happy Thanksgiving! Welcome to this special holiday edition of “Encounter God’s Truth” with Dr...

  • November 12, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 12, 2018: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we will learn how the Old Testament saint Job continued...

  • November 05, 2018

    John Whitcomb: November 5, 2018: */ Dr. John Whitcomb begins a very special series from the book of Job this week on “Encounter...

  • October 30, 2018

    John Whitcomb: October 30, 2018: */ A humble monk and priest named Martin Luther came to realize this truth, and he proclaimed...

  • October 22, 2018

    John Whitcomb: October 22, 2018: */ Grace alone, faith alone, Christ alone, Scripture alone and the glory of God alone. These “...

  • October 08, 2018

    John Whitcomb: October 8, 2018: */ Host Wayne Shepherd begins our program this week by asking this question: Have you ever...

  • October 01, 2018

    John Whitcomb: October 1, 2018: */ God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! We can trust that fact even when we...

  • September 24, 2018

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  • September 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: September 17, 2018: */ Can we even imagine what it will be like in the day when the prophecies of Isaiah...

  • September 03, 2018

    John Whitcomb: September 3, 2018: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! Welcome back to “Encounter God’s Truth” and...

  • August 27, 2018

    John Whitcomb: August 27, 2018: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb describes how...

  • August 21, 2018

    John Whitcomb: August 21, 2018: Which chapter of the book of the prophet Isaiah should we read first? You will learn why that is...

  • August 04, 2018

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  • July 30, 2018

    John Whitcomb: July 30, 2018: */ This week on “Encounter God’s Truth” we continue the final topic in our series, “Basic...

  • July 23, 2018

    John Whitcomb: July 23, 2018: */ What colors is God painting on your canvas? Have you ever considered your life to be the work...

  • July 16, 2018

    John Whitcomb: July 16, 2018: We turn to the very end of the book this week on “Encounter God’s Truth” with theologian Dr. John...

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