Lots of Christian leaders have sought in vain to find masturbation mentioned in the Bible. And Old Testament levirate law said that when an Israelite man died childless, his brother needed to marry the widow, impregnate her, and name the first son for the deceased—to give the dead brother a remembered name. Enter surviving brother-in-law, Onan. The point of the story: So he died too. Later, when the father-in-law, Judah, was widowed and failed to provide Tamar with the remaining brother, she seduced Judah in keeping with levirate law.
Is Masturbation a sin?
T he Bible is silent on whether or not masturbation is sin. What verses can we turn to in trying to determine if this is sin or not? James gives us insight into how sin starts. Sin begins with temptation as we read in 1: But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire.
Masturbation: Is It Wrong?
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Nov 28, Because my job is to talk to women about sex, there are few questions I haven't heard and haven't answered. However, there is one common question that I don't like to answer. Is it ok to masturbate? This question is a bit complicated because the Bible never mentions masturbation.