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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  • November 13, 2017

    John Whitcomb: November 13, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb provides prophetic details about the Lord Jesus—our great, true prophet and...

  • November 06, 2017

    John Whitcomb: November 6, 2017: Wayne Shepherd welcomes us to a very special edition of “Encounter God’s Truth”—a weekly...

  • October 30, 2017

    John Whitcomb: October 30, 2017: This week marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. A humble monk and priest...

  • October 23, 2017

    John Whitcomb: October 23, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb teaches about the prophetic future of the nation of Israel today on “Encounter...

  • October 16, 2017

    John Whitcomb: October 16, 2017: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! “Encounter God’s Truth” host Wayne Shepherd...

  • October 09, 2017

    John Whitcomb: October 9, 2017: Major teaching from the Minor Prophets. That is our focus today on “Encounter God’s Truth” as Old...

  • October 02, 2017

    John Whitcomb: October 2, 2017: We continue to unravel the mysteries found in the book of Zechariah this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • September 25, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 25, 2017: The latter part of Zechariah 9 contains a well-known prophecy that touches on both the first...

  • September 18, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 18, 2017: The latter part of Zechariah 9 contains a well-known prophecy that touches on both the first...

  • September 11, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 11, 2017: Dr. John Whitcomb continues Part 5 of his series, “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers,” this week...

  • September 05, 2017

    John Whitcomb: September 5, 2017: Does the prophetic future include the involvement of true, legitimate prophets and priests?...

  • August 29, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 28, 2017: Do you know what the future holds? Of course, all of us sometimes wish that we could see our own...

  • August 22, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 22, 2017: “Thy kingdom come.” Those words will be repeated a multitude of times all around the world this...

  • August 14, 2017

    John Whitcomb: August 14, 2017: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we continue to consider how the prophet Zechariah chided a...

  • August 07, 2017

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  • August 03, 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...

  • August 03, 2017

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

  • August 03, 2017

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

  • August 03, 2017

    John Whitcomb: July 31, 2017: This time on "Encounter God’s Truth," theologian Dr. John Whitcomb looks at a text in Zechariah 6...

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