Now, if God is so relevant and powerful, then one might be tempted to ask why He allows so much hardship in the world, which He can easily prevent anyway. Well, the reality on ground is that as long as Satan (aka the devil) continues to operate in our midst, it is inconceivable that hardship can be banished. And believe me, he is alive and very active! That is why Apostle Peter had this to say about him: “Be sober, be vigilant; becauseyour adversary, the devil, walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour” (1 Peter 5:8). And wherever or whenever you find hardship, destruction, or carnage, Satan must be close by: “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy…” (John 10:10).
Culled from the book “About God! Undeniable Facts & Testimonies” by Dr Stoney