"There is still no full translation of the Bible in any sign language," reports Wycliffe. Yet the Japan Deaf Evangel Mission (JDEM) aims to change that, creating the world's only full-text sign language Bible using video-recorded Scriptures.
According to JDEM, the mission of its ViBi project is to "translate the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures into Japanese Sign Language (JSL) and produce them on visual media, placing these Bible tapes for sale in bookstores throughout Japan."
Saturday, June 22, 2013
BIBLE NEWS: Wycliffe Develops a Sign Language Bible
Christians have worked hard to bring the gospel to the "Ends of the Earth" geographically, but there are still people groups who are unreached due to circumstances other than geography. For example, it is hard to hear the gospel if you are deaf. But Wycliffe is looking to change all of that. The Great Commission is being fulfilled in new and exciting ways!