Category - masturbation
the wisconsin evangelical lutheran synod has said the following regarding masturbation masturbation is self-stimulation to some form of arousal and climax. God gave sex as a gift and a blessing to human beings for marriage with a life-long partner of the opposite sex. Lutheran (and christian) teaching on masturbation has been warped by a severely deficient and dangerous sexual ethic throughout its history. Martin luther, for example, thought that masturbation was worse than rape (!) because in his mind, at least rape involved natural sex. The first draft of a 21-page lutheran statement on sexuality says that non-compulsive masturbation is healthy, that sexually active teen-agers should use condoms and that churches should re. you ask if masturbation is viewed as a mortal or venial sin. Remember, that for a sin to be mortal, three conditions must together be met. It has to be a very serious and grave matter, which is committed with full knowledge and with deliberate consent. My official stance on masturbation august 6, 2012 natasha helfer patheos explore the worlds faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has the views of the. Masturbation is healthy, the bible supports homosexual unions and teaching teens how to use condoms to prevent disease is a moral imperative, says a task force leading the nations largest lutheran. in fact, masturbation is one of the tools we have for saving ourselves for that special person with whom we will live and maintain our life with. So, my dear child of god, while many in the world may be shaky, fearful and guilt-ridden with an act that everyone does--there is no reason to be fearful, guilty or all that concerned, morally, ethically, or spiritually. Traditional islamic thought regards masturbation as haram, or forbidden. This is usually based upon several quran and hadith verses, which state that people should refrain from illegal sexual acts. , including mission central (in mapleton, iowa), is an irs registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity. A contribution designated (restricted) for a specific purpose when accepted, will be used only to fund expenses related to that purpose.