Our churches and community circles are filled with people who silently struggle with this sin, too embarrassed to seek the help they wish they could find. Perhaps you are someone who struggles with masturbation. Or perhaps you have no clue why this is a temptation for people but would like to be someone others can confide in and get advice from. Either way, here are five practical pointers that will help Christians overcome the sin of masturbation. Therefore when most people explain why masturbation is a sin, they focus on the lustful thoughts and intentions that are almost always associated with self-pleasure. But just because the Bible does not directly condemn masturbation does not mean it has not been forbidden indirectly.
Masturbation is sex with demons. It defiles and destroys your body, the temple of the Holy Spirit. Every other sin a man commits is outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body. Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have received from God?
These days countless numbers of youths within the house-hold of faith are chronically addicted to masturbation in secrecy, as this is not a habit that is frequently spoken about or preached about on the pulpilt of any Church openly these days; thus, causing many people to continue to struggle with their addiction almost with a sense of hopelessness. It has also been discovered that equal to men who are struggling with being addicted to masturbation — females are also just as susceptible too. Often times, masturbation addiction is accompanied by an addiction to pornography.
Want to write for the Covenant Eyes blog? Share the story of your journey to freedom from pornography. Let us know how you overcame porn or how Covenant Eyes has made a difference in your life or the lives of those you love. In the book, Harris opened up about his previous struggle with masturbation. He shared that many people masturbate, but hardly anyone talks about it.