“Why are your troubled? And why do questions arise in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet, that it is I myself” (Luke 24:39).
The narrative simplicity of American Sign Language used by the hearing-impaired community is beautifully illustrated in the sign for Jesus. The signer presents his or her palms outward, then with the middle finger of each hand touches the center of the palm of the opposite hand. Perhaps second only to the sign of cross, this gesture tells us the whole story of who Jesus is. He is the crucified one.