I see no difference between sexual release and emotional release. I don't agree with him on much but he is dead right on this. Masturbation is closely connected with lust. Think of your body as a stove pot and every time you see or think of a sensual image the temperature goes up. Really this is going to be hard to do. If you find that you are unable to stop, you have already affected the wiring in your brain.
Is Sexual Self-stimulation Wrong?
In this so-called "communications age," it remains a sexual taboo of monumental proportions to discuss the safe and universal sexual practice of self-pleasure. In light of the material on childhood sexuality in this issue it is appropriate here to encourage parents to not only not inhibit, punish or condemn their children's self-pleasuring, or even ignore it, but to give them positive support for this activity. Without their care and concern, the culture will take them to hell. Questions from readers and answers about prone masturbation Articles about prone masturbation Graphs demonstrating the dangers of prone masturbation Longer case studies of prone masturbation Online support group for males with a history of prone masturbation. Why settle for emptiness when we can have authentic intimacy with God and our spouse and serve a purpose greater than ourselves? The devout person will study the Scriptures to identify these principles Jackson , Instead, we discourage the practice in our children, dispensing cautionary tales that read like Steven King novellas.
Protecting Your Children
How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? I agree with jckstraw. I know when I was recovering from some bad theology I was raised believing, I was in contact with people from his ministry and Billy Grahams and I will be forever grateful for their help and comfort. Masturbation can be a healthy, enjoyable way for a person without a sexual partner to experience sexual gratification. Fantasies about future possibilities are usually benign
And the spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of our sinful nature. Next on the list is homosexuality. Depends primarily on situation. Graham came up with the Graham cracker for the same purpose. The dirty old men and women who sell this stuff don't wait for "customers" to come knocking on the door. There has to be more to the story than this. It is best to Type B masturbate to alleviate sexual tension?