I have to remind myself of this often. And why does it seem like God is letting the suffering come to those that are doing His will. Simple: He gives us the strength to endure. Not to become hopeless and lethargic.
I am a strong willed Christian.
However, I'm not a straight lace Christian. I drink wine, I listen to secular music, and I let the occasional curse word slip here and there.
I'm human, I'm not Jesus.
What sets me aside from the lost?
I seek forgiveness three times a day, I try to do better and do right, and I know God is real.
I have a whole section dedicated to my life as a Christian; Here.