According to Matthew 24:6, "You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not
alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come."
Wars have always been an unfortunate part of human history, but in the End-Times, Jesus said they would get worse. In
his Olivet Discourse he identified four phases of the future: "The Beginning of Birth
Pains," "The Tribulation," "The Great Tribulation," and "After the Tribulation."
We are apparently living in the first phase, "The Beginning of Birth Pains." Jesus said there would be certain signs
accompanying this period of time. One of them is "wars and rumors of war." During the past century we have had two
world wars, the use of nuclear weapons, the cold war, terrorism, and cyberwarfare.
North Korea has become a great threat in recent years, constantly ignoring world sanctions and UN resolutions to develop a
serious nuclear capability, which now includes interconeinental ballistic missiles that can reach the United States. They have even
tested a massive hydrogen bomb. They are, of course, not mentioned by name in Bible prophecy, but they do figure prominently in the
build-up of Iran's nuclear ambitions, exchanging information with them about missiles and weapons. Iran is a key player in the major
future war of "Gog and Magog" predicted in Ezekiel 38 and 39.
In 2018 President Trump hald a major meeting with dictator Kim Jong Un, and felt the tension between the U.S and North Korea was greatly relaxed.
There will be other wars in the future, including the war of the Second Seal
the Beast's campaign to rule the world (
Revelation 13:5-8), the Battle of Armageddon(
Revelation 19:11-21), and Satan's Last Stand (
Revelation 20:7-10) after the Thousand Year Reign of Christ.
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US battles for global push on N.Korea amid Russia, China doubts
Dec. 1, 2017 - In spite of the United States' best efforts to put pressure on North Korea to stop its nuclear missile program,
the rogue country launched a test rocket that could reach most of the United States.
The United States is battling to maintain international solidarity in the face of North Korea's nuclear threat after
Russia warned that sanctions have failed and China side-stepped talk of an oil embargo.
The US has warned that North Korea provokes a military response its current regime would be "utterly destroyed."
- Source:Space Daily
North Korea declares itself a “nuclear state” after new ICBM test - Prophecy Central
- North Korea: A Reckoning - Hal Lindsey
- N Korea threat prompts Hawaii nuclear siren test - BBC
Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status, official says
Oct. 23, 2017 -
The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since
1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday.
This level of readiness is not quite the same as a "24-hour alert," but it could be a precursor to that status according to
Gen. David Goldfein.
- Source: Fox
North Korea's real-life 'doomsday scenario' for U.S.
Oct. 16, 2017 - The heads of two U.S. government commissions gave alarming testimony that North Korea already has the
ability to cause unimaginable damage to our country.
If just one of the nuclear weapons North Korea is now known to possess could be directed toward the heartland
of the U.S. and detonated in the upper atmosphere, it could fry the electrical grid with an electromagnetic pulse (EMP).
Such an attack could the nation's communications and transportation, and cause the majority of Americans to die in one year.
- Source: WND
- Read the Complete EMP Report
As North Korea threat looms, US Navy tests ballistic missile shootdown capability - Fox
North Korea 'hackers steal US-South Korea war plans'
Oct. 10, 2017 -
Hackers from North Korea are reported to have stolen a large cache of military documents from South Korea,
including a plan to assassinate North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.
About 235 gigabytes of military documents were stolen from the South Korea's Defence Integrated Data Centre.
- Source: BBC
Russia: North Korea to test missile it says could reach west coast of the U.S.
North Korea claims it has a missile that could reach the West Coast of the United States and plans to test it in the very near future,
according to Russian lawmakers who visited the reclusive nation this week.
The CIA has speculated that North Korea might conduct a nuclear test or missile launch on or around October 10 because
that is the anniversary of the establishment of the North Korean Communist Party.
- Source: Newsweek
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