“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery’; but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. Matthew 5:27,28
Since the Lord says that it is sin for a man to look at a woman with lust then it is also wrong for a female to stir up lustful desires in a man that can not be fulfilled righteously. This stirring up of his flesh can be done by the way she dresses, the way she acts or the words that she says. Just as it is not loving for a man to lust after a woman neither is it loving for a woman to tempt a man to lust after her. God is love and God does not tempt people.
Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. James 1:13
Satan tempts people to sin just as he sought to tempt Eve in the garden to sin. When a person tempts another person to do wrong then they are acting like the devil who seeks only to destroy.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. John 10:10
Jesus Christ came to give life but Satan comes to bring death and destruction and he does it by tempting people to sin. Sin brings death spiritually, death to the soul and death to the body. After the death that sin brings there is guilt and after guilt there is judgment.
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment, Hebrews 9:27
When a female tempts a man to look on her flesh in an inappropriate manner then she is seeking his death and destruction. She may think that he is giving her attention but just as her desire is selfish toward him, in the same way, his desire is selfish toward her. Love and selfishness are opposites and a man who is selfish will never be able to love a woman the way she longs to be loved. Also, a woman who can control a man by appealing to his flesh will never respect him the way a man longs to be respected. It is a “lose, lose” situation for both the man and the woman.
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death. James 1:14-16
Rather, a godly woman will be one who seeks to point a man to the Lord Jesus Christ. Her mind will be set on spiritual things rather than things of the flesh. She will bring life and peace to a man.
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace, Romans 8:6
A man who finds a wife who is godly finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing And obtains favor from the Lord. Proverbs 18:22
He will be blessed all of the days of her life. She will be faithful to him and will seek his good.
An excellent wife, who can find?
For her worth is far above jewels.
The heart of her husband trusts in her,
And he will have no lack of gain.
She does him good and not evil
All the days of her life. Proverbs 31:10-12
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Amen On 22 Sep 2021 01:05, “Instructions To A Young Life” wrote:
> instructionstoayounglife.com posted: ” Love does not tempt someone to do > what is not right in the eyes of the Lord. The Bibles says that it is wrong > for a man to look on a woman with lust for her. “You have heard that it was > said, ‘You shall not commit adultery’; but I say to you that eve” >
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