Masturbation and Sexual Desire

Sexual Desires Sexual desires are an important part of God’s plan for men and women. But Satan always tries to derail God’s plans and use them to destroy people rather than bless them. This is especially true in this area. In this article we want to understand what the Bible tells us about purity and how this should or should not be expressed in our lives especially as it relates to the subject of masturbation. Sexual desires usually begin in puberty. The age of puberty can vary substantially but normally takes place during a person’s early teens. Girls can face this up to several years earlier than boys. In the best of all worlds, this…

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Love and Sexuality: An Honest Look at Their New Definitions

Investigating the divine perspective on the modern move to comfort the homosexual and redefine his boundaries. The “evolution” of humanity continues, and another hint of expanded freedom is in the air. As usual, our culture is tipping its noses into the wind and following the scent with abandon. It is nothing new—this longing for progress—it is only the expression that has changed. As a wise man of 3,000 years ago once said, “There is no new thing under the sun.”1 Today, culture delightedly applauds the release of what has apparently been held behind the bars of decency for too long—our sexuality must now be allowed to express itself, varied though the expressions may be.

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Living Above Lust

Living Above Lust

Wallace had a secret. He kept it for over twenty years. It went back to his preteen years when he pored over the pages of the Sears catalog. He graduated to increasingly coarse magazines in his teen and college years. Wallace came to know the Lord in his late teens and saw many areas of his life transformed. He thought for a time that even his little secret was fully conquered, but eventually learned differently. Despite becoming a devoted father and later a deacon in the church, Wallace’s secret continued, in the form of Internet exploring at work and at night. The guilt, internal conflict, and shame of his double life made him feel he…

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