John C. Whitcomb

The Biblical Prominence of the Flood

All of us need to grasp, first of all, the Biblical teaching about the prominence of the flood. Our Lord Jesus Christ said, “If you believed Moses, you would believe Me; for he wrote about Me.  But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe My words?" (John 5:46-47; cf. Luke 24:25-27). Let us start with Genesis 6:17 – “I Myself am bringing floodwaters on the earth, to destroy from under heaven all flesh . . . everything that is on the earth shall [...]

By |2018-01-10T17:39:33-06:00July 13th, 2016|Categories: Apologetics, Ark Encounter, Bible History, Featured Posts, Flood|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Dispensational Eschatology and Occam’s Razor

By JOHN C. WHITCOMB, Th.D. Contributing Author In the 14th century A.D., William of Occam, an Oxford philosopher, enunciated a principle that has been effectively used (but also misused) in the history of science: “Entia non multiplicanda praeter necessitatem.” Explanations must not be unnecessarily multiplied. This principle became known as “Occam’s Razor,” for it encouraged people to slash through unnecessarily complicated philosophical and scientific theories. An outstanding example of its valid application was Ptolemaic astronomy. In the second century A.D., the last [...]

By |2018-01-09T17:41:25-06:00December 16th, 2015|Categories: Dispensational Theology|Tags: |1 Comment