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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  • 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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  • April 11, 2017

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  • March 27, 2017

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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...

  • February 27, 2017

    John Whitcomb: February 27, 2017: Do you anticipate receiving a reward from Christ when you stand before His Judgment Seat?   On...

  • February 20, 2017

    John Whitcomb: February 20, 2017: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! Today on “Encounter God’s Truth” we consider...

  • February 06, 2017

    John Whitcomb: February 6, 2017: Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb concludes his study called “Steering Clear of Shipwreck”—this...

  • January 23, 2017

    John Whitcomb: January 23, 2017: We focus our attention on Christ as “Alpha and Omega” once again this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • January 16, 2017

    John Whitcomb: January 16, 2017: Author and Biblical scholar Dr. John Whitcomb offers words of hope and anticipation to help us...

  • January 09, 2017

    John Whitcomb: January 9, 2017: What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host Wayne...

  • January 02, 2017

    John Whitcomb: January 2, 2017: This week on "Encounter God's Truth," Bible prophecy scholar Dr. John Whitcomb shows us why “...

  • December 27, 2016

    John Whitcomb: December 28, 2016: Christmas in the Pentateuch Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb teaches us about “Christmas...

  • December 18, 2016

    John Whitcomb: December 19, 2016: Christ Before His Birth (Part 2): Phillippians 2:5-11, Colossians 1:13-18 p.p1 

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