This is a fact that every Bible believing Christian agrees to, that sex is for married couples only. One problem is that the husband doesn't spend nearly enough time making sure his wife enjoys sex. Christ can set you free from anything. Kellogg and his school of thought. When it becomes habitual which it often does , it aggravates isolation and loneliness, and it intensifies feelings of futility and frustration. I've also made a lot of wonderful friends in church, plus I'm not quite ready yet to leave my Friday evening Kinship group.
The true church is spoken of in the New Testament as the Bride of Christ. My body can figure out how to turn an apple that I ate into all the essential enzymes, and it easily knows what to do with a few cc's of seminal fluid. To reduce sexual cravings, Graham advised mild foods to decrease sexual appetites. It comes from sexual fantasies and you are going to think about sexual things until the point of release. Men and women will find hope in God's grace and learn the secrets to lasting change. We need not worry about other people or social consequences; it can be kept to oneself.
Masturbation and the Bible
William Acton, a late 19th century prominent physician, wrote: But then we must consider whether it is the motives behind the act that determines whether masturbation is right or wrong. If some sins are worse than others, as I believe from Scripture, then sexual sin in general, and masturbation in particular, would be relatively unimportant. The Bible tells us that sex is a holy act. L Dearborn in an 'Encyclopaedia of Sexual Behaviour' notes, 'No other form of sexual activity has been so frequently discussed, so roundly condemned, and more universally practiced, than masturbation'. In our contemporary world, the reason for an action is considered important when the issue of whether it is morally right or wrong is concerned. I have counseled many young people who are enslaved by masturbation:
There are other laws given at different times by God to address the issue but not just adultery and fornication alone but also of sexuality generally. Biblical values have been overwhelmed and cast aside in most all schools today with the result that a whole generation has becoming openly pagan and promiscuous. Moreover, Pickstone argues, we find in both sexual and religious passion the same transcendence of self that constitutes a spiritual experience. To say that the release of sexual tension justifies it is what my grandmother would have called "all my eye and Peggy Martin"or what logicians might call specious reasoning. Should We Change the Rules?