This question, most likely, has the presumption of theistic evolution or at least 'old-earth' creationism, however answers without that presumption are welcome. Suffering and pain exist in our world ...
Possible Duplicate: How could a loving, just, merciful God have created such an unfair test for humans? It's said that death came into the world due to the primary sin of Adam and Eve. But ...
What this question is not about: This question is NOT about: Is God omniscient (all knowing?), omnipotent (all powerful?) and benevolent? Then if God foresaw the first sin, and had the power to stop ...
Did God, in His omnipotence, allow Satan to fall from grace have something to do with His allowing Adam and Eve to fall which provides first hand knowledge to the elect angels / elect humans in a way ...