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As a Christian married man is it a sin to lust in my heart for my wife?


On occasion I um pleasure myself thinking about her. I was wondering though. Am I committing a sin for lusting after her? It doesn't feel like it's wrong but I was wondering what my brothers and sisters in Christ might say.

 

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    Deborah Sexton 3 years ago

    I disagree that his lust is "Awesome" read my answer below for a Bible perspective, and a different way of looking at it


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    Anne, may we not judge the church, blessed by Jesus in Saint Peter, Peter as the first pope. The Catholic church is here 2 enlighten d astray, that more may see God's love n mercy in their hearts. Blessings 2 you Anne that you may see the light.

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    Note this is Paul's opinion and not anything coming from Christ's teachings. You know, even though Paul was struck down, repented, and was then filled with the Holy Spirit, he was still a prick.


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    Edwinoel Tanglao 20 months ago

    True, eros and passion, but in God's words, it becomes 'agape,' in 'unconditional love.' It becomes perfect for it is blessed by the Spirit of God, for Jesus is the 'Word of God,' - in His righteousness is the light of truth leading to eternal life.

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    To love one in marriage is a decision, a sacred decision for the body is the Temple of the Holy Spirit. When u do it w ur wife, sin in idolatry is avoided, God makes this divine guidance that we r made 1 flesh in marriage. God's words - true love

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    Sex with the wife is healthy in body, mind, heart and soul, this is blessed by God for we are one flesh with Christ and one Spirit with Him in our sacred vow of matrimony, that we may not lust for others and avoid sin of adultery. No malice - 1 flesh

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    "as long as the Holy spirit is not convicting you" we all sin at times without even being aware of it, therefore, as long "as the holy spirit is not convicting you" is false

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    Lust is sin if there is malice in your heart, and be wary, "The wages of sin is death, but the 'true faith' in Christ Jesus, comes the forgiveness of sins, in the power of the Holy Eucharist, we become one with Jesus, one with the Holy Spirit.

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    May the Holy Spirit guide you Tom. Money and all things passing are imperfect, but God's words are perfectly eternal, they live forever, active and alive. But the flesh and things passing, die with the flesh. The spirit of truth lives w God forever

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    When you have d light, sin in darkness is overcome, it is d words of God that filters, to know in our spirit what is 'good and evil.' With God's words, come our justification, that husband n wife are made 'one flesh.' God's words conquer all evil,

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    Four wives is man made please. You would begin to Love one more. It is not part of the clear book. God made adam and eve. Not eve1 eve2 eve3 eve4.

    As the bride of Christ and the shecamel of the QurAn .

    I tell you many wives is a sin.


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    God and Jesus are the same, its not God or Jesus, that wkuld be saying there are two Gods.

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    Just like David, Solomon lusted after every woman he saw.

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    So I guess you own slaves, never eat lobster, have no tattoos, and jump up immediately after 'emission' and take a shower?

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    Edwinoel Tanglao 20 months ago

    The books from the bible are divinely inspired Patrick. It is in the malice of our hearts that we may not understand them. Take away pride, comes humility, giving honor to our creator, where Jesus is One with The Father, One Spirit with God.

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    Lawal Abiodun (Pacesetter Abbey) 2 years ago

    Hmmm... So how would you define "unbalanced" ?


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    gconeyhiden 24 months ago

    OH YOU SINNER. THO HAS A DEVILS BULGE. SHAMEFUL BOY. GO TO CONFESSION W YOUR WIFE IN YOUR LAP. PRIEST WILL TAKE DELIGHT.


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    Lust is not sin when done as one flesh. Marriage between husband and wife makes them one flesh, that no malice should emanate form their oneness, where Christ is center, who can be against this truth, evil w malice will go against this eternal truth

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    EtherInfomat 3 years ago

    Lusting for those people isn't wrong. Just no touch, for that could cause bad things.


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    The issue is not whether they can or have a legal right to have sex, the issue is a thought process (Lust) that in the physical domain leads to path of imbalance that results in physical death. If you can't get the real issue, you can't solve it.

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