OPINION (Charisma) – God has been “exceedingly patient with America,” says popular blogger and writer Michael Snyder. Our nation’s moral steep moral decline includes the passing of laws adopting gay marriage and the murder of 60 million children through abortion. The Lord’s patience, Snyder says, may be nearing its end. “God has been patient, and He has been sending warnings saying, ‘Come on back to me, come on back to me,'” Snyder told Dr. Steve Greene on a recent episode of “Greenelines” on the Charisma Podcast Network.

“God always gives us a choice. He sets before us life and death, blessings and cursings even when it seems like judgment is imminent, like with the story of Jonah and Nineveh. Jonah went to Nineveh and declared, ‘Judgment is coming,’ but they repented as a nation, and God withdrew the judgment. “God always wants to be merciful. He says, ‘If you do things My way, things will go very well for you. If you don’t do things My way, then things are going to go very badly for you, and judgment will inevitably come.’ READ MORE

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