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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  • March 30, 2020

    John Whitcomb: March 30, 2020: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we turn once again to the classic Bible teaching of author...

  • March 23, 2020

    John Whitcomb: March 23, 2020: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” we turn once again to the classic Bible teaching of author...

  • March 16, 2020

    John Whitcomb: March 16, 2020: In Luke 24, we find the record of the Lord Jesus expounding the Old Testament Scriptures—from...

  • March 09, 2020

    John Whitcomb: March 9, 2020: */ As we work toward our celebration of Easter, we begin a new series of messages this week on "...

  • March 03, 2020

    John Whitcomb: March 3, 2020: */ We conclude our time of “Remembering Dr. John Whitcomb” on this edition of “Encounter God’s...

  • February 24, 2020

    John Whitcomb: February 24, 2020: */ This week on "Encounter God's Truth," our tribute to Dr. John Whitcomb turns toward his...

  • February 17, 2020

    John Whitcomb: February 17, 2020: */ This week on "Encounter God's Truth," we begin a tribute to our Bible teacher, Dr. John...

  • February 10, 2020

    John Whitcomb: February 10, 2020: */ God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! We turn to the very end of the book this...

  • February 03, 2020

    John Whitcomb: February 3, 2020: Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb explores the unique role of the church as the Bride of Christ in...

  • January 27, 2020

    John Whitcomb: January 27, 2020: */ Do you anticipate receiving a reward from Christ when you stand before His Judgment Seat? ...

  • January 18, 2020

    John Whitcomb: January 20, 2020: */ God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! Today on “Encounter God’s Truth” we...

  • January 12, 2020

    John Whitcomb: January 13, 2020: */ Do you believe we are living in the last days? If so, how should this affect the way we...

  • January 06, 2020

    John Whitcomb: January 6, 2020: */ The famous prophecy of Christ’s birthplace in Micah 5:2 has amazing implications for all...

  • December 30, 2019

    John Whitcomb: December 30, 2019: */ The famous prophecy of Christ’s birthplace in Micah 5:2 has amazing implications for all...

  • December 23, 2019

    John Whitcomb: December 23, 2019: Dr. John Whitcomb amplifies the most appealing voice of Christmas on this week’s edition of “...

  • December 16, 2019

    John Whitcomb: December 16, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb amplifies the most appealing voice of Christmas on this week’s edition...

  • December 07, 2019

    John Whitcomb: December 9, 2019: */ Dr. John Whitcomb helps you prepare your heart for Christmas this week on “Encounter God’s...

  • December 02, 2019

    John Whitcomb: December 2, 2019: */ All this month on “Encounter God’s Truth” we have focused on Thanksgiving, and today we...

  • November 25, 2019

    John Whitcomb: November 25, 2019: */ All this month on “Encounter God’s Truth” we have focused on Thanksgiving, and today we...

  • November 18, 2019

    John Whitcomb: November 18, 2019: */ In just a week, we will be saying, “Happy Thanksgiving!” Welcome back to “Encounter God’s...

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