The Accessible Bible
“The law of the LORD is perfect,
reviving the soul;
the testimony of the LORD is sure,
making wise the simple;
the precepts of the LORD are right,
rejoicing the heart;
the commandment of the LORD is pure,
enlightening the eyes;
the fear of the LORD is clean,
the rules of the LORD are true,
and righteous altogether.
More to be desired are they than gold,
even much fine gold;
sweeter also than honey
and drippings of the honeycomb.
Moreover, by them is your servant warned;
in keeping them there is great reward.” Psalm 19:7-11
This passage reveals what Scripture does for the believer. It revives souls, makes the simple wise, enlightens, and so much more. It is a book that actively transforms us into the likeness of Christ and shows us who God is. There is deep importance for the Bible to be accessible to all people.
“We believe God’s Word is for all, yet for many, reading it is a struggle. It is a privilege for us to be able to share the story of the NIrV Accessible Edition – through this project we’ve learnt so much, forged new and cherished partnerships, and had our hearts opened to the importance of greater inclusion and access within the Church.” Becky Miles, Biblica
We are so excited to see that the NIrV Bible includes people with learning disabilities, moderate sight loss, lower levels of literacy and for those whom English is a second language.
Read more about the NIrV Bible here.