“With much justifying and enticing argument she persuades him, with the allurements of her lips she leads him [to overcome his conscience and his fears] and forces him along. Suddenly he [yields and] follows her reluctantly like an ox moving to the slaughter, like one in fetters going to the correction [to be given] to a fool or like a dog enticed by food to the muzzle Till a dart [of passion] pierces and inflames his vitals; then like a bird fluttering straight into the net [he hastens], not knowing that it will cost him his life. Listen to me now therefore, O you sons, and be attentive to the words of my mouth. Let not your heart incline toward her ways, do not stray into her paths. For she has cast down many wounded; indeed, all her slain are a mighty host. [Neh. 13:26.] Her house is the way to Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead), going down to the chambers of death.”
Temptation itself is not sin, even Jesus was tempted in every way yet He didn’t sin. Temptation given into will lead us to a dead life spiritually. Temptation always looks so good and is alluring but has the stench of death. The times that God is doing the most is when we feel the most temptation and have to fight it. Jesus after receiving the baptism of the Holy Spirit was led to the desert by the Spirit of God Tom be tempted by the devil. He overcame by the word. Satan is a liar and manipulator, that said he isn’t always defeated by truth and Gods word is truth.