There is no indication in prophecy of a nation like the United States standing as a world superpower at the time of Christ’s return, giving reason to understand that America will have collapsed sometime prior. In addition, North Korea is also not directly mentioned in Bible prophecy. For decades the greatest danger to America and its allies was Russia, but now North Korea seems to have taken that position due to its unpredictability and open threats to use nukes against the United States. It’s no secret that the United States’ ongoing war of words with North Korea is intensifying, with the spat between Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump taking some startling rhetorical twists and turns.

North Korea has nuclear weapons. They’re working to build long-range missiles. And many believe dictator Kim Jong-un is insane. He’s promised to blanket his neighbors in “a sea of fire” and threatens the United States on an almost daily basis. To some, war is imminent, and they’re fearful of what they see coming. Even Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, has estimated the chance of war at 50-50. Although it’s the world’s 51st most populous country, North Korea according to some sources fields the earth’s largest army with 1.3 million men under arms, led by “supreme leader” Kim Jong-un. READ MORE