The “far country” isn’t as far away as we thought!

During our national time of quarantine, here’s a chance to let the land of the Bible teach you something new about some of the Bible’s most familiar passages.

For the next few days, we’re running a series of videos recorded in 2012 that feature Pastor Andy Cook’s teaching and great footage from Israel.

Today’s lesson (17:59) shows how close the “far country” of the pagan Decapolis was to everyone living in the Galilee. As Jesus told the parable of the Prodigal, his listeners may have been able to see the nearest city where a young man could squander his money!