I think it’s important not to punish yourself for it, or torment yourself.I think the devil will like us to focus and consume ourselves over this.Salvation cannot be achieved by one’s works, how well or bad someone does. Florin It might be a beginning to accept yourself as a sexual human being, instead of judging yourself.And even though at times we fail, we come short, God can forgive us, and we shouldn’t loose hope. But Grace now leads to righteousness/holiness and results in eternal life. Chemical castration can cause cancer, and I don’t think you deserve that.23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in[b] Christ Jesus our Lord.
Imagine feeling anger towards abandonment of your mother who couldn’t help but die, guilt because of your anger, and self hatred and hope in the practice of impulsive behavior. Why would there be a ‘father’ in heaven who would condemn self exploration, or an expression of pain, or a path or journey of learning? They tell you that you need the church to be forgiven to go to heaven.I’m sure there were many more, maybe the whole quorum.For years and years I had beat myself up over it, and like the man shown here, I was constantly looking for the magic key that would help me overcome it once and for all and I always assumed I was the worst guy in the room.I think what revolutionized my life was the concept of grace and not trusting my own flesh(Philippians 3:3),not even a bit. Please read through Romans chapters 3-6, you’ll see how no one is righteous, how righteousness can only be received through faith and is imputed to us from Christ, and being justified by faith we now have peace with God, we’ve found REST : D, Being crucified with Christ means that our self(sin nature) was crucified, and now being in Christ WE DON’T OWE THE FLESH anything because “the body ruled by sin might be done away with” “When you were slaves to sin, you were free from the control of righteousness.21 What benefit did you reap at that time from the things you are now ashamed of? 22 But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life.This masturbation is really wrecking my life and i cant stop it, so hopefully chemical castration will work for me.