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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  • July 24, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 24, 2017: The Lord Jesus spoke of a coming day that would be characterized by, “Men's hearts failing them for...

  • July 17, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 17, 2017: Today on "Encounter God’s Truth," Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb speaks about, “God’s Hatred for...

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  • July 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 3, 2017: Hear about Dr. John and his service in World War II. 

  • June 26, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 26, 2017: “The Genesis Flood” gives us insight into the Bible’s teaching about creation and catastrophe—and...

  • June 19, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 19, 2017: John Clement Whitcomb Jr. was born on June 22, 1924, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in...

  • June 12, 2017

    John Whitcomb: June 12, 2017: “Encounter God's Truth” presents a unique program this weekend.  Bible scholar and author Dr. John...

  • June 05, 2017

    Dr. John Whitcomb: June 5, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb brings a special message for Pentecost Sunday on this edition of "Encounter...

  • May 30, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 30, 2017: This week on "Encounter God’s Truth," Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb begins a two-part study on “...

  • May 22, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 22, 2017: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth” from Whitcomb Ministries, we continue in  Part 5 of our ongoing...

  • May 15, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 15, 2017: God’s Sovereignty over the Nations

  • May 08, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 8, 2017: On this week’s edition of “Encounter God’s Truth,” we open Part 5 of “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers...

  • May 01, 2017

    John Whitcomb: May 1, 2017: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Old Testament teacher Dr. John Whitcomb provides us with an...

  • April 24, 2017

    John Whitcomb: April 24, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb shows us today on “Encounter God’s Truth” that the greatest catastrophes in the...

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  • March 20, 2017

    John Whitcomb: March 20, 2017: Does the geologic timetable offered by evolution match up with the Biblical record of creation? ...

  • March 06, 2017

    John Whitcomb: March 6, 2017: Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb explores the unique role of the church as the Bride of Christ in...

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