Vacationing President Donald Trump's evangelical advisor, Robert Jeffress, who serves on the President's Evangelical Board, told CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network) that Trump has been granted "full power" by God to launch a nuclear attack against North Korea. Citing the Book of Romans as his source of his claims, Jeffress stated that Scripture allows Trump to do "whatever (is) necessary - including war - to stop evil," according to the Huffington Post. Jeffress, who holds a doctorate, specifically mentioned North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un by name and stated that God has sanctioned Trump to "take out" the despotic Asian leader.

A 'thousand-fold' retribution

Earlier this week, Pyongyang - the largest city of North Korea - threatened to invoke ramifications "thousand times" greater than the recent sanctions imposed upon the rogue nation by the United Nations for a series of recent missile launch tests.

Those tests indicated that North Korea can launch missiles with nuclear warheads that potentially can reach the interior of the continental United States. On Tuesday, Jong-un issued a statement to the effect that he was contemplating attacking Guam, which is an island territory of the United States in the West Pacific, part of Micronesia.

The wrath of God

Jeffress continued his diatribe, claiming that God has anointed "the government" the authority to wage war, invoke punishment, assassination, and even capital punishment, upon "evildoers." Jeffress then once again mentioned Kim Jong-un and made it emphatically clear that, as he sees it, God has specifically granted Trump such powers to punish him in any of these aforementioned ways.

Recent tensions concerning North Korea

Recent missile tests and launches of ICBM missiles by North Korea have created worldwide tensions and insecurities, particularly in the United States.

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On Monday, it was revealed that North Korea had developed a warhead small enough to be affixed to a missile and launched toward the United States. This latest revelation, combined with reports that the despotic nation is capable of firing off a missile that can reach Chicago and other major midwestern cities, has created a real sense of fear and urgency in the United States and all around the globe.

Trump has perpetuated this fear and insecurity exponentially with tweets threatening U.S. military action against North Korea and with his statement on Tuesday promising that if Jong-un continues to threaten the United States and engage in missile tests, that "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen," according to Freebeacon.com on Tuesday.

John McCain's ominous warning

Meanwhile, Arizona Senator John McCain, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, expressed concerns over Trump's threat to wage "fire and fury" against North Korea. Calling the threats a "mistake," McCain, who was talking on KTAR Radio, stated that Trump's threatening tone against Kim Jong-un is wrong "because all it's going to do is bring us closer to a serious confrontation," according to Axios.com on Tuesday.

McCain then added, "I think this is very, very, very serious…"