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 03, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: May 3, 2016: We turn to the very end of the book this week on “Encounter God’s Truth” with theologian Dr. John...

  • April 25, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 25, 2016: Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb explores the unique role of the church as the Bride of Christ...

  • April 18, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 18, 2016: The Judgment of Believers 1 Corinthians 3:10-17; James 1:12

  • April 12, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: April 12, 2016: Do you believe we are living in the last days? If so, how should this affect the way we live?...

  • March 28, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 28, 2016: Dr. John Whitcomb, our Bible teacher on “Encounter God’s Truth,” takes us to Luke chapter 24...

  • March 21, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 21, 2016: Christians around the world will remember the events of Palm Sunday in church this weekend. Do...

  • March 15, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 14, 2016: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end—and we come to the end of the book of...

  • March 07, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: March 7, 2016: We are heading toward the conclusion of the book of Zechariah on this week’s edition of “...

  • February 29, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 29, 2016: Amazing things are going to happen on this planet in conjunction with the second coming of...

  • February 22, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 22, 2016: Dr. John Whitcomb continues Part 4 of our series called “Zechariah: The LORD Remembers,”...

  • February 15, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 15, 2016: Dr. John Whitcomb provides prophetic details about the Lord Jesus—our great, true prophet...

  • February 08, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 8, 2016: This week on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Bible scholar Dr. John Whitcomb addresses important...

  • February 01, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: February 1, 2016: Dr. Whitcomb teaches about the prophetic future of the nation of Israel today on “Encounter...

  • January 25, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 25, 2016: God’s Word is true from the beginning to the end! “Encounter God’s Truth” host Wayne...

  • January 18, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 18, 2016: Major teaching from the Minor Prophets. That is where we pick up today on “Encounter God’s...

  • January 11, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 11, 2016: Today on “Encounter God’s Truth,” Old Testament teacher Dr. John Whitcomb provides us with...

  • January 04, 2016

    Dr. John Whitcomb: January 4, 2016: What is your perspective on this New Year? Bible teacher Dr. John Whitcomb, aided by host...

  • December 28, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 28, 2015: This week on "Encounter God's Truth," Bible prophecy scholar Dr. John Whitcomb shows us why...

  • December 21, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 21, 2015: Old Testament scholar Dr. John Whitcomb teaches us about “Christmas in the Pentateuch” here...

  • December 14, 2015

    Dr. John Whitcomb: December 14, 2015: Today on "Encounter God's Truth," Dr. John Whitcomb brings us the concluding lesson on “The...

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