If you need further help, ask your GP to refer you to a psychosexual therapist or find one privately. The medical profession, currently. If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away; it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell. Your guilt may be false guilt. If you know others struggling with these faith questions, please share and help others discover the truth on these controversial topics. Paul confirms that by saying, "Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
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But this is more a question of looking at your relationship with women assuming that's the appropriate sex , and your attitude towards them than trying not to think of specific things. The most lasting change comes when God makes you fully alive—from the inside out. Back to Christian Connection. We are not animal brutes who are driven by instincts alone. The medical profession in past centuries. I believe that I am a Christian, and that I have been growing in hatred of sin and in love of God. You are in good company - I'm sure you will find the words of the Apostle Paul very familiar:
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I can understand maybe how you can feel porn is sinful you know but why is masturbation in itself sinful? Oldest Newest 42 Posts. God does not want us to be mastered by anything in this way, but rather to be free and to live life to the full. If He were to free you, you'd just find another form of self worship. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.
From this perspective, evil desire fuels all sexual expression outside the marriage bed, including masturbation, so we must treat all such acts as sinful and as deserving of hell Matthew 5: I failed because I tried to fix the problem by myself, on my own. Let me address the issue mainly for men. The important thing is that you don't give up. Is that normal or a red flag? I'm not a hardcore Christian by any stretch of the imagination but I've read most of the Bible and this quote came to mind when reading your post.