Designate a place outside the camp where you can go to relieve yourself. Antibiotics and abortion are presented as positive safety nets in case contraception and safe sex practices fail. Is masturbation a sin? This blog entry is part 1—in keeping with the theme, part 2 will focus on vibrators. All reduce the mystery of sex to a technique for satisfying lust.
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It was suggested that masturbation was a cause of mental and physical illness, even that surgical intervention could be a treatment for masturbation. For the harem is always accessible, always subservient, calls for no sacrifices or adjustments, and can be endowed with erotic and psychological attractions which no woman can rival. If my year-old self knew that I would one day write a national blog on the subject of masturbation , she would instantly implode into a white-hot ball of embarrassment and incredulity. Narcissus was the Greek youth who, upon seeing his reflection in a pool, fell in love with himself, then fell into the pool and drowned. Masturbation is to make a god of my bodily sensations, of relief from the tension that I feel. Of course, we should not make up demands that restrict sex beyond what God requires.
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And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing. Griffin on Creation vs. Send mail to minister lavistachurchofchrist. In fact, masturbation helps us not to engage in adulterous and promiscuous relationships that the Bible frowns upon. Rick Gratschmayr My opinion is that masterbation is giving in to a selfish desire. There is nothing wrong with having sexual urges and desires.
Our fallen natures are today often infected with lust and covetousness and envy. There are many things in the Old Testament, such as the whole system of animal sacrifice, that were given based on the state of the culture, and are not universal laws. In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood. Christ--the Only Complete Realist. Nathan Toronga Christian Elder. But Onan did not engage in masturbation , which is sexual self -stimulation. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind.