I read on internet that it might not be healthy. What is the right thing to do by God? Is masturbating without fantasizing a sin? AMP ASV DARBY ESV GW HCSB KJV LEB MESSAGE NASB NCV NIV NIRV NKJV NLT TNIV YLT. That idea is wrong, and when evangelicals promote it they risk leaving a lot of girls like me confused and conflicted. My mother was not a church goer and she even knew this was wrong and she sure let me know it. However, the human sex drive is a stubborn beast.
If anything, you just deceived yourself that your not in the wrong by simply saying that you thanked God for making your sexual organs and feelings. Rather, it is sinful or not depending on the thoughts and motives we are immersed in when we do it. And I was very wrong. In Romans, Paul engages heavily in his favored rhetorical flourishes in making an argument that, if taken out of context—as it is by Protestant theologians—becomes completely misleading and confusing, and has nothing to to with what Jesus taught in the Gospels. The opportunity given is in the heart and the getting away with it is in its privacy.
You have developed a strong habit to masturbate. I recently wrote a book called Debuking the Myths of Forgive-and-Forget which addresses some of the problems we have with forgiveness. Ask God to help you take care of your temple. Instead, they keep getting stronger and stronger, and harder and harder to deal with.
In a previous article , I talk some about the questions we have to ask ourselves about our masturbation habits. It is a dangerous and slippery slope that I have been way down. You say "extra-biblical" as if the Bible were around at the time, but it wasn't, the Universal Canon of the Sacred Scripture wasn't established until Pope Damasus I at the Synod of Rome in Purely lesbian and I having nothing to do with it. You need to set your mind on your goal: Remember also that nothing in itself is sin that includes pleasure the pleasure condemned in scripture are sinful pleasure such as causing conflict, pride, self seeking sinful lusting, greed which is a form of idolatry. Next on the list is homosexuality.