“Even when flirting does not involve petting simply for kicks, it is still selfish and unworthy of a Christian.Flirting has been described as ‘attention without intention’.
Yet there are certainly plenty of allusions to the triune God in scripture and likewise, there are plenty of allusions to flirting and, if we look at the content of flirting, as well as it’s actual purpose and definition, we can easily find Scripture to address the issue.
Flirtation is not found as a positive activity in the Bible.
For those who don’t know what the word “amorous” means, it comes from “amare” or “amore” and means to be ” strongly moved by love, especially sexual love”.
The former, applied to males, would make the man, at best, a cad, and at worst, a tease. Does this sound like something befitting a Christian?
Love is too serious for play-acting”.“Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.“There is a foul fiend dressed in the bright garment of frivolity and flirtation.
Please note as well, in the secondary definition, that the “likening” is superficial or casual. Chances are, if you’re honest, you’ve heard or said something about kissing, fondling, holding, touching, appearance (not to be confused with a genuine compliment like “you look beautiful tonight”), etc.
Go to any bookstore, or even on the internet, and you will find scores of information about how to flirt.
Another thing to be noticed is that in well over 50% of the material you read about flirting, there is the ultimate goal of sexual seduction. For example: John finds Suzie attractive and tells her so, not to get her in bed, but because he really means it. But, let’s say John finds Suzy attractive, but his statement is: “You really make me hot just looking at you!