Another massive blast in North Korea today. This time a hydrogen bomb with 20 times the power of the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima was detonated under ground near the Chinese border.
Not only were the shock waves felt in Japan and neighbouring countries, but shock waves of anger and tension reverberated around the entire world.
Emergency meetings have been scheduled for Tuesday at the United Nations while the U.S. Defence department has gone into a huddle over the weekend.
General Matthis spoke today of a "massive military response" if America or any of its allies come under threat from Pyong Yang.
Can this simply be sabre rattling on the part of the West?
Far from it. If North Korea does not de-escalate their threats and pull back from the brink that they have taken civilization to, expect the General to make good on his words.
If you have never employed prayer in your personal life, now is the time to do so. If you have never thought beyond this present world to the world to come, now is the time to do so.
A full generation after August 6th 1945 the world stands once again under the shadow of the mushroom cloud!