So is masturbation a sin? Having sex with an animal I suppose I missed something, but you see the point. The reason masturbation is particularly important to address is it involves our sexual desires, a part of being in the flesh that is full stumbling blocks in our walk with God. No amount of falls will really undo us if we keep on picking ourselves up each time. Only those who try to resist temptation know how strong it is. Biological drives demanding fulfillment are powerful without doubt. Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
So What about Masturbation?
Because of this, it is nothing more than a delusion for many - short-lived intimacy followed by gnawing emptiness and anguish. A silly idea is current that good people do not know what temptation means. Our era is one of millions of abortions, of countless unwed mothers on public support, and of epidemic sexually transmitted diseases. You find a way to do your own thing with self-stimulation. God's loyal-love hesed is patiently committed to seeing to it that we become whole and fulfilled no matter how much extra grace we may think we need.
MASTURBATION-- Is it a sin according to the Bible?
Some young people may even feel they are committing the unpardonable sin. Thank God that he can empower you to have a joyful marriage even though your husband is physcially limited. This is because "Anything not based on faith is sin. God made sex to be profound, but solitary self-stimulation is shallow. Countless married couples regret their premarital affairs and sexual expression prior to marriage because the effects show up later on in making marriage less than it ought to be. The Westminster Confession asks a similar if not identical question.
Paul expresses the same end for our bodies. So does sexual involvement with a woman you are not married to. I still have compassion for the victims of masturbation, but the time has now come for me to challenge the views that prevail and to call on Christians to face reality. And it not only the faculty of love which is thus sterilized, forced back on itself, but also the faculty of imagination. For in the case of when a woman is menstrating, or there is some physical reason that the two cannot have sex, masterbation can be used. Sex education was supposed to bring us freedom, enlightened attitudes, responsibility, and safety.