“Can Demonic Powers Read Minds?”
Question: Someone said in Sunday School that Satan and the demons can’t read our minds. Where does it say that in the Bible?
There really isn’t a scripture that proves this, just the logic: demons are finite creatures, as we are. They are not omniscient like God. (Consider this: if Satan could read people’s minds, he certainly would have been able to read Jesus’ mind to know how abysmally he would be trounced at the Cross!) Jesus spoke scripture out loud to Satan during His temptation in the wilderness so he could hear it. In the spiritual armor passage of Eph. 6, we are told to take up the sword of the Spirit, which is the word (rhema, the spoken-out-loud word) of God.
Randy Alcorn has answered this question in an excellent way: “Can Demons Read Our Thoughts?”
Hope you find this helpful.
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