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Dr. John Whitcomb: December 1, 2014

We turn our attention to the celebration of Advent this week on "Encounter God’s Truth." Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb introduces a series called, “The Eternal Son—Our Savior.” He is going to focus first on the glimpses that the Bible gives us into the Person and work of Christ in the centuries before His birth. We are listening to teaching that Dr. Whitcomb delivered to a Christmas Eve congregation at Bayside Community Church in Tampa, Fla. We thank them for generously allowing us to bring these messages to you. Host Wayne Shepherd also inquires of Dr. Whitcomb how Christ, the light of the world, impacted the darkness that existed in the world—and specifically in Israel—at the time of His first coming. God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end. Thanks for hearing it on "Encounter God’s Truth"!

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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.