Bible: Acts 19:13-20

19:13 But some itinerant 1  Jewish exorcists tried to invoke the name 2  of the Lord Jesus over those who were possessed by 3  evil spirits, saying, “I sternly warn 4  you by Jesus whom Paul preaches.” 19:14 (Now seven sons of a man named 5  Sceva, a Jewish high priest, were doing this.) 6  19:15 But the evil spirit replied to them, 7 I know about Jesus 8  and I am acquainted with 9  Paul, but who are you? 10  19:16 Then the man who was possessed by 11  the evil spirit jumped on 12  them and beat them all into submission. 13  He prevailed 14  against them so that they fled from that house naked and wounded. 19:17 This became known to all who lived in Ephesus, 15  both Jews and Greeks; fear came over 16  them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was praised. 17  19:18 Many of those who had believed came forward, 18  confessing and making their deeds known. 19  19:19 Large numbers 20  of those who had practiced magic 21  collected their books 22  and burned them up in the presence of everyone. 23  When 24  the value of the books was added up, it was found to total fifty thousand silver coins. 25  19:20 In this way the word of the Lord 26  continued to grow in power 27  and to prevail. 28 

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