John the Baptist was beheaded. Sometimes godly people are targeted by the enemy and his pawns. Jesus grieved. Even Jesus was put to death. Child sacrifices still occur in Uganda. There is corruption in the government. There is much evil in the world.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen. -I Peter 5:7-11