Silas the Scribe

Silvanus helped me write this short letter, and I consider him a faithful follower of the Lord. I wanted to encourage you and tell you how kind God really is, so that you will keep on having faith in him.

1Pe 5:12

Silvanus, or with his aramaic name Silas, helped Peter write his first letter. He also was at the apostolic council in Acts 15. Maybe he wrote the letter for the churches there, as he was chosen to deliver it to the churches. He was also known as prophet and encourager of the church.

Silas traveled with Paul and Peter. He helped them found churches and encourage them. Maybe he was a scribe by profession. But for sure he was somebody that supported the vision of other people.

This is another secret to grow into your calling: support somebody else’s vision.

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By Ralph Rickenbach

Accompanyist | Pastor in Exile | Iconoclast — I am a Gallup certified CliftonStrengths coach and a Spiral Dynamics practitioner.