Let me rephrase your negation as an affirmation: Maybe God is really just testing his chosen people, the Jews, to see if they will remain faithful to Him. First they work up guilt and then set their terms for forgiveness. Go ahead—define your terms. It amazes me that you have to explain this to a 21st-century adult. All of science thought the Milky Way was everything, and any other opinions were laughed at, until Hubble collected the data that proved we were just a spec in an ocean of galaxies. There are many who follow because the herd goes in that direction.
He believes that neither pagan nor early Christian writers had paid much attention to these matters because they "apparently considered them trivial" . Our mind is fixated on the object of arousal. However, masturbation can program us to think sex can be done alone. During my ministry I often turned to one particular-counselor friend for advice on how to guide a counselee with whom I was working. However, the primary place where sexual immorality occurs is with others. I will tell you what I believe although I certainly do not want to contradict what your parents or your pastor believe.
Paul said, "'Everything is permissible for me'—but I will not be mastered by anything" 1 Cor 6: To say nothing of the sexual challenges involved in lifelong singleness. Chastity is nearly impossible for most people I've talked to. Hooper, addressed the issue in an academic paper.
Religious views on masturbation
Description: And even for those who eventually get married, we need to note how marriage has become increasingly delayed in Western cultures. So now, Mt 5: He says these texts are not about masturbation and that the Bible does not explicitly mention that masturbation is a sin. And yet, I think this observation shifts the topic away from masturbation toward a theology of lust. This is because the deliberate use of the sexual faculty outside of marriage is, according to the teaching of the Church, contrary to its primary purpose of procreation and unification of the husband and wife within the sacrament of marriage.