Why do good people, and even Christians, so often suffer? Much suffering is due to sin. Other kinds of difficulties, which can even afflict the redeemed, arise from four factors:
(1) The Operation of Natural Law.
Step on a banana peel and you may slip. Slide off the roof of a house and gravity will pull you to the ground, possibly breaking your leg. Auto tires skid on wet pavement, perhaps causing deadly accidents. Diseased germs invade human cells, causing sickness.