Bible Society of Ghana launches Ga-English Diglot version
The Bible Society of Ghana has launched the maiden edition of the Ga-English diglot version of the Bible under the theme “We heard them speak in our own language (Acts 2:5-12)” at Peniel Presbyterian Church at Teshie Salem in Accra.
The Ga-English Diglot comprises English and Ga version in one holy book which enables readers to make easy references of the scriptures as well as a deeper understanding of the Word of God in two languages.
Speaking at the launch, the General Secretary of the BSG, Rev. Dr. Enoch Aryee-Atta said the Ga-English diglot will urge Gas and other readers of the Ga-language to have a direct access of God’s word and apply it in their respective lives.
According to him, the two in one bible will create broad understanding of the scriptures and the unique word of God,
“the BSG has worked fervently to make the Holy Bible available and affordable to Christians”, he said.
He therefore commended the translators as well as the publishers for their tireless effort in making the Ga-English diglot a reality.
He again urged the congregants to buy copies for their daily devotion to enable them practise also the virtues and values of the Christian faith.
He however charged the Christian fraternity to purchase more copies for their relatives, friends and their churches to propagate God’s teachings and works.
Rev. Dr. Aryee-Atta expressed his appreciation for individuals and institutions for supporting the Society in the completion of the Bible projects.
In a sermon, the Chairman of the BSG Council Rt. Rev. Dr. D.S. Torto also said the Ga-English diglot have created an opportunity for the Ga community to relate the teaching of the Bible to the Ga language.
He further explained that the Word of God comes to Christians as spiritual food which satisfies souls as well as purify them and shape the lives of Christians.
“The Word of God impacts the lives of Christians and increases faith through sanctification”, he added and however called on all to purchase a copy of the Bible and study God’s word”, he added.
The President of the BSG, Apostle Prof. Opoku Onyinah also challenged Christians to have a copy of the Bible under their jurisdiction, adding that, the Bible is a spiritual book for Christians which guides believers on the journey to the Saviour Jesus Christ.
Source: Ben Laryea