Is Masturbation Okay?
I have been getting asked this question on Periscope so here is my answer on in #Masturbation OK.
This article is in response to a question by a reader (Shirley Anne). She asked about what the Bible says about masturbation. The answer to this question might be disappointing to some folks but the Bible does not speak about masturbation explicitly. What the Bible does speak on is sexuality and what God intended sex to be. We are first going to dive into what God’s purpose’s were for creating sex. Then we will contrast that to masturbation.
God’s Purpose for Sex
Sex is God-given and all of us can thank him for that. Let’s briefly talk about sex from God’s perspective.
1)Procreation is the first command God gives to humanity. Genesis 1:27-28 says:
God created humankind in his own image,
in the image of God he created them,
male and female he created them.
God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply! Fill the earth and subdue it!” –NET
2)Pleasure is also an essential aspect of sex. 1 Corinthians 7:3-5…
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