Do demons know my name?


Some Jews who went around driving out evil spirits tried to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who were demon-possessed. They would say, “In the name of the Jesus whom Paul preaches, I command you to come out.” Seven sons of Sceva, a Jewish chief priest, were doing this. One day the evil spirit answered them, “Jesus I know, and Paul I know about, but who are you?” Then the man who had the evil spirit jumped on them and overpowered them all. He gave them such a beating that they ran out of the house naked and bleeding. Acts 19:13-16
            Yes, why not?  They listen and know your surroundings, so why wouldn’t they know your name.  The question is this—does your name have any authority in the demonic world?  In the case of the sons of Sceva, the demons feared the name of Jesus and Paul, but not these boys.  Demons know many names.  They only really fear a few names.