Let no man deceive you with vain words: When I say a balanced view I also mean: For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds, casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. Johnson's biblical view on masturbation: A number of light objects makes a great mass; a number of drops fills a river; a number of grains makes a heap. Gagnon , "A critique of Jacob Milgrom's views on Leviticus
Masturbation: What Does the Bible Say? Is Masturbation a Sin?
For what are you waiting? This is what happened to a young woman, who, after having lived in the habit of sin with a young man, fell sick, and appeared to be converted. Gerry Matatics Exposed Concerning single people, I have no advice other than a prohibition [on] pornography
This objection, however, fails to notice the obvious difference between people committing acts of lust and events which are shameful but that are not desired or longed for by a person in a sensual way. But I say to you, that whosoever shall look on a woman to lust after her, hath already committed adultery with her in his heart. The Natural Law is rooted in design. But, Christian men who struggle with this sin have little practical help from their local church. Masturbation is a selfish act where we take advantage of and abuse our procreative power.
When I say the last part of the Act of Contrition: Not only are monastics celibate , but they also take more and stricter vows in order to conquer their desires. Third , masturbation is shameful. Essays on Evil and Human Wickedness. Likewise, the Creator has designed the sexual organs for something noble, namely, for procreating children. Leonard Feeney and his Excommunication