The reason why the unbelievers are targets is that they have the potential of receiving Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
Sharks are always on the lookout for any sign of blood—smelling it from miles and miles away, which will take the shark to its victim. In Job 1:6-7, God asked Satan his whereabouts on the earth and Satan relied “From roaming through the earth,” Satan answered Him, “and walking around on it.” Just like a shark, he travels looking for a victim to devour. Satan wants to kill people—for a Christian, he wants to kill his faith in Christ and for an unbeliever to make sure he doesn’t believe in Jesus Christ and get saved.
The serpent is the one who caused mankind to fall into sin by deception and brought about their death, physical and spiritual—separation from God.
How dangerous is the devil? He is looking for your total destruction, as you can see with the word “devour.”
The serpent or Satan the devil, murdered Adam and Eve in the very beginning by making them stumble through deception. He killed their relationship with God.
John 12:9-11 9 Now a great many of the Jews knew that He was there; and they came, not for Jesus’ sake only, but that they might also see Lazarus,…