Ezekiel 34:1-6, 12
The shepherd gathers the sheep and protects them. Lack of a shepherd => Scattering of the sheep, therefore making them prey.
The devil has nothing else to do than to look how to hinder the work of God.
1. The devil does not want you to go at all. v1-9
2. The devil attempts to keep you from going too far. Exodus 8:25-28
3. Even if you are going deep and far, he wants you to go alone. Exodus 10:8-11
4. If he can't keep you from going with everyone, he tries to retain your flocks (your money) Exodus 10:24-26