Forgot your password? Anyway, I've read through the girl's thread about this and I just can't imagine it being the same for guys. Do you think there can be masturbation without lust?
I wanted to get a diversity of perspectives in response to this question, so I contacted several folks whose opinion on matters related to sexuality I respect, and asked them this question:. I hope you learn as much from them as I did! Abigail Rine teaches literature and gender studies at George Fox University.
Five months ago, I was exactly what Proverbs talks about — a city defenseless. I would willingly tear down my own walls to please my flesh. My desire for pleasure, amplified by my blatant lack of self-control, caused me to justify my sin of lust.
If I were to masturbate without lust would that be a sin? A deliberate choice to do something you know is wrong is a sin. A person commits a sin when they knowingly and willingly consent.
I yawned, rolling away from my bedroom window and the streams of light making it impossible to sleep. My alarm clock read a. I had an hour before I needed to get ready for church.
This is a hot topic that is splitting the Church of Christ, stirring up arguments. The argument whether of masturbation is a sin or not according to the biblical principles is an age long topic. For instance, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome openly defended masturbation that it is not a sin.
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Douglas Weiss sets out three types of Christian masturbators. First is the guys who masturbate to images, fantasy, and employ lust. That is most guys he concedes. Second type is those men who masturbate without images, fantasy, or lust staying connected to their bodies and the wonderfully pleasurable feelings generated by the act done without lust.
Is Masturbation a Sin? What about Matthew ? Recently a reader named Boluwade Kujero left a comment—or should I say, a guest editorial!