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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  • April 07, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 7, 2014: Jesus Christ: Our Creator and Savior John 1:1-3; Colossians 1:15-19

  • March 31, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 31, 2014: Catastrophism is the Key… To the Present (Part 2) Text: Job 12:7-10

  • March 24, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 24, 2014: Catastrophism is the Key… To the Present (Part 1)

  • March 17, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 17, 2014: Catastrophism is the Key… To the Past. Text: Genesis 1:1-31; Matthew 19:4

  • March 10, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 10, 2014: Author and teacher Dr. John Whitcomb returns to the book of Zechariah for more of his series...

  • March 10, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 10, 2014: Author and teacher Dr. John Whitcomb returns to the book of Zechariah for more of his series...

  • March 03, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 3, 2014: Sing and Rejoice: Zechariah 2:9-3:9

  • February 24, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 24, 2014: The Fire of Heavenly Glory. Text: Zechariah 2:4-8)

  • February 17, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 17, 2014: Comfort for Zion: Zechariah 1:15-2:5

  • February 10, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 10, 2014: Encouragement in the Midst of Despair

  • February 03, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 3, 2014: Remember, Return and Rebuild (Part 2. Zechariah 1:1

  • January 27, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 27, 2014: Remember, Return and Rebuild (Part 1)Zechariah 1

  • January 13, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 13, 2014: Daniel: Courage and Consistency

  • January 06, 2014

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 6, 2014: Holding Heaven's Perspective on Earth

  • December 30, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 30, 2013: Noted author and Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb takes a look back at the well-known...

  • December 23, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 23, 2013: An Astounding Voice: Micah 5:2-4; Revelation 12:1-17

  • December 16, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 16, 2013: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Dr. John Whitcomb takes us to the well-known prophecy of...

  • December 09, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 9 2013: An Arresting Voice (Isaiah 7:1-16; Matthew 1:18-25)

  • December 02, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 2 2013: Theologian Dr. John Whitcomb brings the final message in his series, “Viewing Christ in the...

  • November 25, 2013

    Dr. John Whitcomb: November 25, 2013: Today on "Encounter God’s Truth," Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb takes us back to the...

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