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John Whitcomb: December 17, 2018

Where do you turn for counsel in the midst of our confusing culture? Dr. John Whitcomb points us to “Our Wonderful Counselor”—this week on “Encounter God’s Truth.” We are continuing in a series called “Isaiah: The LORD is Salvation,” and over these next two weeks we consider a chapter that includes perhaps one of the most comforting passages in the Christmas story—Isaiah 9:6-7. Dr. Whitcomb begins now to take us verse-by-verse through this pivotal chapter of the Old Testament. It serves as a glorious reminder of the fact that—as always, so also at Christmastime— God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end. With host Wayne Shepherd, Whitcomb Ministries thanks Middletown Bible Church in Middletown, Connecticut, for its partnership in allowing us to bring these messages to you via “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.