From the beginning, God gave us free will—the ability to make our own decisions. Satan entered the picture and tempted the first people (Adam and Eve) to disobey God—and they did. Because they did, sin came into the world and infected everyone and everything.

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Skip Heitzig, author of The Bible from 30,000 Feet, is pastor-teacher of Calvary Church, ministering to more than 15,000 people weekly. He holds a DD and PhD from Trinity Southwest University and has a popular multimedia teaching ministry that includes print, audio, and online resources. Skip and his wife, Lenya, reside in New Mexico and have one son and two grandchildren.