Someday, sooner or later, we’ll understand! But until then, let’s give Him thanks because He commands, “Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus” (1 Thessalonians 5:18 NLT). God is faithful; let’s ask Him for grace, courage, and strength to persevere to the end, no matter how long it takes.
I believe the only time the devil can touch us is when God removes His hand of protection. (Giving Satan permission) If God is out to prove something, we’ll just have to go along with His program, trusting Him to sustain us through the experience. On the other hand, if it’s because of sin in the camp, let’s repent so we can be restored.
What should our attitude be towards the unsaved? David says in Psalm 7:11, “God is angry with the wicked every day.” ( that's scary). Also, John says in John 3:36, “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on him.” We need to warn folks the same way we would when the weather forecast is bad and a bad storm is expected. People are sometimes evacuated to ensure no one is hurt. The Apostle Paul puts it this way, "Knowing therefore the terror of the Lord, we persuade men . . .” 2 Corinthians 5:11 KJV).