Spilling seed bible masturbation
Of course it's not permitted. Would God really dislike someone for relieving stress in that manner? It is to be employed responsibly only in the bonds of matrimony and with the act always open to the possibility of the creation of offspring. First off, I should have included the posts that HeartBrokenMaybe was responding to. There, conceivably, may be some growth an maturation after 18 when each half of the couple changes significantly and the initial physical satisfaction of an 18 year old will no longer be enough to keep them happily united. Shai doesn't seem to care what the sources say.
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I actually meant to bestow the appellation "Kollel Manchik" on the writer on the teshuvah unless you are he? Additionally, we need to draw a line between suggestions, recommendations, warnings and actual halacha based on specific sources of the Torah or accepted inferential logic. With reference to Seth who had been instructed, enlightened and brought to human perfection, it could rightly be said, "he Adam begat a son in his likeness, in his form. I was just pointing out that "If there's a will, there's a way. If that was true 2, years ago, it is even more true today. To all visitors Grace of Christ to you! Extrapolation from lenient rulings about marital intimacy is not enough.
Is Masturbation a sin?
Every source outside of the zohar and other non-rationalist sources implies there is no such issur. He gives many more Scriptures than I do in this paper, to show how birth control is indeed Biblically untenable. The same would go for the statement of the Shaalos uteshuvos Rivash, Responsum , which makes the general statement that the Sages exaggerated when comparing sins to the three cardinal sins of idolatry, adultery and murder, as a matter of deterrence. What right, then, do we have to ignore it?! In fact, it is the same Catholic tradition that gives us the correct canon of Scripture and condemnation of abortion, that at the same time also gives us the condemnation of contraception. No one will come and say:
There, conceivably, may be some growth an maturation after 18 when each half of the couple changes significantly and the initial physical satisfaction of an 18 year old will no longer be enough to keep them happily united. Dov March 22, at 1: Rabbi Shapiro also has a website, Sexuality and Jewish Law , with more information and resources on this topic. Now I appreciate you don't want me to write that, but it is the truth! God works in mysterious ways. The Church has always taught that the purposeful use of any sexual facility outside of marriage is a matter of grave evil. Personally, I view strong condemnations of masturbation to teenage boys as akin to mental abuse.