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Pastor Chris blasted over masturbation


Published: February 28, 2012

commentComment| As many Nigerians had predicted, Nigerian Pastors have begun lambasting Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of Christ Embassy over his comment that masturbation is not a sin against God but a mere habit that God is not angry about.

Since the controversial Chris Oyakhilome recently made the comments on masturbation, angry reactions have been pouring in from Christendom over what they called heresy, being preached by the pastor, which negates the words of God.

Pastor Chris was answering a question about how to overcome masturbation. He replied that:

Chris Oyakhilome

“The reason you are thinking of stopping it (masturbation) is because you think it has become a habit for you… masturbation is not more than a habit than any other habit.

“So once you make up your mind that you want to break a particular habit, you just do it, you make up your mind… in fact the best way to break a habit is to replace it with another habit.

“There is one thing I would like to bring to your mind that may be of help to you because the reason you are thinking of stopping this is because of what you think it is.”

He further added that:

“No matter how wrong you think this is in your mind, get this straight, in itself, it is not a sin against God,”

He said that as a result of this belief that it is a sin, Satan used it to oppress people of God “making them feel ineffective and inefficient in the things of God.”

Reacting to Oyakhilome’s comment, the Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Ola Makinde said there was only one way of having sex permitted by God in the Bible, which is only through marriage.

“There is only one way of having sex in the Bible which is natural. Masturbation is unnatural and unethical. Whatever is unnatural and unethical is abomination. I leave him to his own opinion,” he said.

According to Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly, every believer must be able to subject his body to control because it could lead to something else.

Popular Evangelist, Pastor Akin Fasawe said Masturbation is a sin as stipulated in the Bible, saying that death was even recommended in the Bible for those who practiced such things.

“Masturbation is a sin because when you masturbate, you will release. If the minister of God said masturbation is not a sin, he can easily tell his church that fornication is not a sin. The Bible recommends death in the Old Testament,” he stated.

According to Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Church, it is stated clearly in the Bible that masturbation is a sin against God.

“That is his own view. Where did he see it in the Bible that masturbation is not a sin? Maybe he has his own Bible. It is a bad thing. Maybe it is in his Bible,” he laughed.

Pastor Akin Akande of the Men of Purpose Ministry stated that masturbation is a sin.

“It is like abusing the gift of God. It is heresy. The Bible says it is a sin to derive pleasure outside the content of marriage,” he added.

Pastor Leke Akinola of the Upper Room Baptist, said self-induced masturbation is a sin against God and that it is heresy for any minister of God to say it is not a sin.

According to Rev. Sam Ogedengbe, “masturbation is a sin and it is unbiblical. It is demonic and anyone engaging in it should know that it has spiritual connection.”

Reacting to the issue, majority of InformationNigeria readers indicated that they did not support Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s view on masturbation through their comments on an earlier article on the Oyakihilome’s statements.

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170 Comments on "Pastor Chris blasted over masturbation"

  1. Greyhora on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:31 am 

    Where is maturbation mentioned in the bible? it would be helpful if the so-called men of God quoted the scriptures to support their arguments, not just to say the bible says this or the bible says that! If Chris says it’s not a sin, then where is written? If Makinde says it’s a sin, then please show us the scriptures, some of us don’t read our bibles that much… We have seen a contribution on this forum which clearly articulates what different versions of the bible say on homosexuality.. the same applies here

  2. Amazworld on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:33 am 

    What a news! Whoever claims it is a sin against God, should produce the scripture stating it. We are tired of people teaching what we can not find in the Bible. I have searched the scriptures and have never come across the word masturbation. The Bible says anyone who adds to it adds punishment and anyone who subtracts from it, subtracts from his/her life. People should be very careful the about the way they talk. You don’t just talk to talk a person down. Come to think of it, you can not even talk the Man of God down. The more evil you speak about him, the more he increases in grace and expands in his ministry.
    The Bible says “study to show yourself approved, a workman that needed not be ashamed; rightly dividing the word of truth”. It also says “search the scriptures…” So, they should go and produce the scripture that says masturbation is a sin against God and publish it for the whole world to see.

  3. Olasoji Abimbola on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:48 am 

    Although masturbation may not be quoted in any verse of the bible to be a sin but viewing it in a Godly way to me it’s a sin. Where is cocaine, india hemp, marijuana, cigarette and other hard drugs mentioned in the bible?…….thus we all know involving in any of these drugs is unethical and un biblical. Same thing applies to masturbation according to my own view….Therefore, what is bad will always remain bad. Masturbation is Ungodly and unethical.

  4. Uche on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:07 am 

    Masturbation is bad as a child of God.b4 some masturbate,he must have frame an image which he picture wen a summary masturbation is contray to d word of God

  5. Ajeh isaac on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:14 am 

    Pastor chris surpose to go for a refresher course or let men of God organise a deliverance prayer for him. Otherwise, he will mislead many in this generation. Or let him resign and join polities

  6. Olasoji Abimbola on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:22 am 

    These are morally unjust and condemned by men. And it is well written in the bible that the voice of the people is the voice of God. What is good for the goose is good for the gander……if masturbation according to pastor chris is not a sin because it is not written in the bible. therefore, smoking of all types will never be a sin.
    Masturbation and Fornication are like a tree and it branches. Masturbation is the branches while the tree itself is Fornication. Whatever affect the tree must affect it branches. Therefore if Fornication remains a sin……….masturbation must also be a sin.

  7. Olasoji Abimbola on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:25 am 

    These are morally unjust and condemned by men. And it is well written in the bible that the voice of the people is the voice of God.
    Masturbation and Fornication are like a tree and it branches. Masturbation is the branches while the tree itself is Fornication. Whatever affect the tree must affect it branches. Therefore if Fornication remains a sin……….masturbation must also be a sin.

  8. Felix on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:30 am 

    The issue here can be seen as what u belive.if u belive dat is a sin then is a sin but if u belive dat is not a sin then is not a sin.

  9. Terrumun Bitto on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:31 am 

    All the “pastors” saying masturbation is a sin require to read the bible over and over and pray for understanding.
    There is not a single verse in the entire bible stating that masturbation is a sin!
    Making masturbation a sin is a tradition of men and not God. Masturbation is wholesome lovely and holy. Its God’s provision for the unmarried. Just like alcohol, it has been given bad name and press by the apostles of works being necessary for salvation.
    What is more alarming is that some subscribe to non existent medical side effects of masturbation.

  10. mark ishaya on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:35 am 

    pst chris is entitled to his opinion but for me it is an abormination. he may need to make people understand what he realy mean.

  11. Besco on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:38 am 

    It’s a sin

  12. Mavambo Kusile Dawn on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:46 am 

    Ummm… controversial subject! Yeah, go on and help us with scriptures but I feel it is sinful to masturbate. Sexual expression outside the framework of marriage is wrong. Masturbation has a precedent of fantasy/sexual images and this goes against Rom. 12: 1-2; Phil. 4:8. Let’s hear what others think and what GOD says in His word – but this will not change my opinion.

  13. wale on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:48 am 

    whosoever look and lust commit it in his mind adultery. To lust on somebody you see is a sin, Please, study well to show yourself approved. Read your bible, this is in book of matthew 5 vs 28. ”But I say to you that whoever looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart”. Please, read your bible. Is a sin simple. The fornicator, adultere shall have thier part in lake of fire.

  14. brown john on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:51 am 

    yes, i agree there is no real bible in existence for christians…our so called pastors are decieving us enriching their pockets

  15. harrison on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:06 am 

    lets cal a spade a spade, If fornication is a sin den masturbation is a sin also. God said he made us in his image, so he who worships him most worship him in spirit and in truth 4 he is a spirit and he keeps enemity wit things of d flesh, wateva satisfies d curiousity of d flesh is a sin 2 d spirit. For me Pastor Chris should undergo a deliverance d devil is leadin him astray. He nids a fresh anointin 2 b able 2 lead d flocks Christ has given 2 him aright.

  16. jayem on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:12 am 

    Is Nigeria, USA, Canada etc in d bible? No. Bt r dey nt realities? Dat its not expresly state does not mean its nt a reality dat its a sin..lets no diciv ourselves

  17. T.J.Atenaga on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:13 am 

    If its not written in d Bible dat its a sin to masturbate or not.then let ur mind judge u on it as its writn in d bible.those who take cocain,heroin & marijuana misbehave & even commit crimes.after they regain themselves they become sober & are conderm by their hearts.but mastubatn is d opposite.those who dont want destractn do it & are free.Pst Chris is a great man of God no if he said it,then God is sayn something.mind how u critise men of God becos it wil be used against u.if he spoke wrongly he wil also give account on d last day.

  18. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:15 am 

    it’s really a sin,but God should teach us his world.amen.

  19. Pronen George on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:17 am 

    i Love pastor Chris and his teachings,his voice and d way he sings you into d spirit but did he actually mention dat masturbation is not a sin?if he did,i’l like him to be allowed to teach and buttrex his view on that issue wit convincing points because it’s possible he might have been misunderstood..

  20. Ayo on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:17 am 

    Pastor chris oyakhilome is a fake pastor,beware of him.

  21. jonathan on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:18 am 

    we knw d 2ruth because it live in us.we should nt alow anybody 2 decive us..masturbation is a junior brother 2 furnication…is an open sin.

  22. Ndifreke isuk on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:21 am 

    When we come acrose cases like this,we now know that the endtime as for us to keep to faith & study the blble alway.

  23. Dave on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:24 am 

    Its vry obvious dis is coming out from d calibre of person lik pastor chris who’s word is worshiped & also cross borders, its of a common sence dat masturbation can only be possible wen u lasciviousely tinking of a woman or man,. B4 u get releave while on act u must release & 4 u 2 ejaculate u must tink of somtin & dat u set ur mind on make’s it a since, jesus says” who look at a woman/man lostfully has commited d sin of fornication, i cant believ pastor christ is askin 4 where its written in d bible, ok’ Galatians 5v19 mentioned d word lasciviousness, its good we know wat dat word means & tell me if its posible 2 masturbate without sexualy arause ? Chris please re adress ur statement b4 millions are lead 2 fire,,, pls ur my man i believ its a mistake sir….

  24. Alozie Benedict on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:24 am 

    i am 24 years of age and i have been masturbting for more than 6 years now, i only do this when i don’t want have sex with anyone pls men of God tell me is it a sin

  25. Comrade Naked on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:25 am 

    With high rate of rape n STDs in Mashonaland I think masturbation should b encouraged in order lower these evil deeds

  26. success Innocent on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:26 am 

    lets cal a spade a spade. Atimes i dout if dis is comin 4rm a true minister of God.masturbation is realy a sin bcos it’s an action don wen d mind is fild of evil conectd 2 havin sex. Y shuld we see evil nd call it gud? Even if d word ”MASTURBATION” is nt writen in d Bible.

  27. Ndibe okey chris on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:27 am 

    It is a big sin b4 God 4get all dis pators

  28. Comrade Naked on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:27 am 

    With high rate of rape n STDs in Mashonaland I think masturbation should b encouraged in order to lower this evil deed called sex addict

  29. wumi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:30 am 

    It is a sin. But just know whom u are serving.

  30. Jesse Mark on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:31 am 

    i read carefully through the contribution of the men of God the posted argument agains pastor Christ”s position on this issue, but non of them was able to to support his argument with one or two Bible paasages,which points to the fact this whole thin bother on morality.

  31. aina abimbola charles on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:40 am 

    the reference some catholic hv in the bible concerning masturbation is about onanism ,that is the story of ona who was struck dead by God for refusing to father children for his late brothers with the late brothers wife by withdrawing and releasing his semen on the ground. how ever going by old testerment account in levinticus all form of sexual intercourse make a man temporarily unclean be it in wedlock or outside wedlock and even masturbation , so this is a very dice issue and should be treated as such this is not the 1st time issues like this ever come up,parents hv used so many mean to prevent there children from masturbating ranging from iron pant with lock and so many other inhuman ways.

  32. solomon on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:41 am 

    Who is so sure of this in4mation that pastor chris made such statement? bc false in4mation abt pastors n religous groups on d media is 2much this time. Then 4all readers of this article, be it knwn 2all that holy spirit does nt stimulate anybdy 2masturbate, rather it is lust that stimulates masturbation. So wether it is found in d bible or not it is a device frm devil 2satisfy sexual desire -lust- in people dat suffer lust. Dia4 it is sin. U can cal 08037568941.

  33. davoski4 on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:43 am 

    Please olasoji abimbola , kindly tell me where in the bible verse that says the voice of the people is the voice of God.Thnks

  34. Musa A musa on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:44 am 

    ”Search the scriptures” says the BIBLE, Brothers maybe we should look to other scriptures revealled from heaven which left nothing untouched surely QUR’AN contained the answer.

  35. Musa A Bala on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:47 am 

    ”Search the scriptures” says the BIBLE, Brothers maybe we should look to other scriptures revealled from heaven which left nothing untouched surely QUR’AN contained the answer

  36. Oni Paul on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:48 am 

    Someone mentioned in his comment dat an image is pictured in d mind of d one masturbatg,dat is, smthg like fornicatn is going on. Jesus said if any man luks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery wt her in his hrt. Mt 5:27 Den wot’s d diference wen one carves an image nd hvg sex wt it in one’s hrt? No pastor ‘ll help on judgement day,so no deceit den.

  37. Enenche victor on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:49 am 

    I think d anti-christ d bible talked about has started manifesting in him who kwons.

  38. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 11:50 am 

    God save us one day he will come to say that gay marriage is not a sin, error from the pit of hell pastor error chris

  39. Chidi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:08 pm 

    I have always looked at that man suspiciously.

  40. Elder Vincent on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:08 pm 

    Like I said yesterday, that “man of God” is a Member of the club. Christians Beware!

  41. mazi okafor on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:08 pm 

    saying dat masturbation is nt a great wickedness humanity and against God.I dont knw if pastor chris really said dis.If he did,he z a disgrace 2 dis world.He needs 2 be born again.

  42. chaps on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:11 pm 

    Masturbation is not a sin.A mature man naturally accumulates sperm in his testicles and eventually those sperms will have to find a way out.if you are not married and you don’t have sex regularly,you will end up having wet dreams so to alleviate yourself from the embarrassment of wetting your bed,you can control this by controlled doing this you don’t commit fornication or adultery and with no repurcations of pregnancies or diseases.

  43. Prince Abraham Ogenyi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:15 pm 

    the Bible says in Gal.5:19,now d wrk of d flesh which are manifest; adultery,fornication,uncleaness etc. Masturbation may not be mention but is unclean,lookn at it biologicaly and physicaly it is abnormal because we av sex 4 reproduction,y wil a normal human being sit and imagine sex b4 masturbating.MASTURBATION IS UNCLEAN AND DEMONIC. Ur conscience should do d wrk 4 u. Remember Jesus is d author and finisher f our faith,He is our perfect example.can u imagine Jesus masturbating? Lets b wise.go wf me 2 Mat.24:11,phil 4:8

  44. Chegotsi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:15 pm 

    Besides Cde Naked, it seems the rest of the masturbators on the forum are Nigerians and they are new comers whose raw nerve has been electrified. I want to confess, I havent even read the article because its an area which does not concern me. Kikikikiki , anywhere Cde Naked , Makwembere, Xolani ,etc have the right to practice what ever sport that entertaions them during their spare time, without risking the concerned organs. Its theirs after all.

  45. mazi okafor on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:16 pm 

    Masturbation is a great wickedness 2 humanity and 2 God .I dont knw if really if pastor chris said dis,bt if he did.He is a disgrace 2 d christedom.He needs Jesus,he nids 2 be born again

  46. emmanuel hwyere on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:32 pm 

    did’nt d bible say do not look at another woman lostfuly?
    Does’nt imaginations occur befor the act? So before the act,u must have even commited sin already.
    Masturbation is not mentioned in the bible- YES! is not: just as d way cocain,marijuana etc is’nt mentioned,but they’re wrong.
    People of God, don’t get confused MASTURBATION IS A SIN.
    It should’nt even be argued…

  47. Ben on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:39 pm 

    Pls yall where is it written in the bible that taking marijuana,herioine cocaine etc is a Sin?

  48. Beston on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:43 pm 

    Masturbation is a bad habit which no body should involve in both belva and unbelva neva d les dia is no such tin in d bible if its a sin or nt but no 1 shld critics d man of God, both u reched pastors lookn 4 whom 2 spoil his name.

  49. CHOSEN BENJAMIN on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:51 pm 


  50. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:52 pm 

    The Bible was not originally written in Enlish language. Consequently, whoever that is asking where is masturbation written in the Bible wants to cover and enjoy sin.

  51. El Shaiq Hadal on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:53 pm 

    It simply falls under sexual immorality. Its a sin, Chris is lying!

  52. Gweks on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 12:57 pm 

    Ha ha ha pple truly trouble themselves with petty issues, hu sin hwacho huripapi ipapa, we can also look at vakadzi vanopinda muchurch vasina madhuku or even kupfeka ma trousers, munhu ngaaite zvinoda moyo wake, each and everyone will be accountable to God, iwe ndiwe ani. Wasting time analysing somebody iye life yake ichitofamba. Mind your won business, dont ever think if u shout here zuva haribudi, wait for the judgmenet day…..nonsense

  53. uchenna on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:01 pm 

    if pastor chris really said masturbation is not a sin he is an anti christ. The Bible talked about the perilious times.

  54. ijeoma igbonacho on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:19 pm 

    masturbation is a sin before god using an object to satisfy your sexual urge is a big sin

  55. Babatunde Ifako on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:19 pm 

    where did the bible say ‘thou shall not smoke cocaine?’ but we know it is sinful due to the guilt in you heart after you smoke it. In the same vein, Masturbation is not mentioned in the bible but we know it is sinful.Those who do it are overwhelmed with guilt after the act. When Adam and Eve sinned, the guilt took them away frm God. Christ Embassy is a Satanist church which allows people to indulge in the Lust of the flesh and tells them its ok. No wonder people frm Christ Embassy commit fornication and smoke and claim they are sharing love.They send their girls to follow a male new comer and u think they dont know what they are doing?Occultists masturbate to summon familiar spirrits of incubus abd succubus.Its online check it out. Masturbation is an act of witchcraft and God said Suffer not a witch to live. Oyakhilome and his members are going to hell. He probably masturbates and cannot overcome it so he is trying to legalise it and pull others into it by convincing them they are not sinning. Going to BLW with a Bible and a dildo.SHAME TO BELIVERS LOVE(SEX)WORLD.

  56. Binchie on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:21 pm 

    I pity those of you who go after Pastor dis, My Bishop said, My Pastor said, etc. If u don’t seek to encounter Christ and let Him b d ownwer of ur lives, then Big trouble awaits you. Keep following Pastor dis or Bishop this. They will all also stand along with you to give account of their words and deeds on Judgement day. He who has an ear should listen. No man can water down God’s standards, no matter how highly placed or how spiritual we think he is. I rest my case.

  57. don jay on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:25 pm 

    who soever surports evil is evil pastor chris if truely he said masturbation is not a sin he is evil

  58. joshua on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:30 pm 

    masturbation is a sin,because it is out emosional feeling,sinful nature which lead to death.

  59. A.A JERRY on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:32 pm 

    The Bible reveals God’s mind 2 us. It also teaches us what God allows and what He disallows so that even if a preacher interprets it otherwise, it does not change God’s judgement 4 any sin. Let us be wise and know what to accept and believe.

  60. Jimoh shaibu on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:39 pm 

    End time has come&Jesus said nt all dos hu call his name wl enter d kindom

  61. Uche on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 1:44 pm 

    The bible doesn’t say much directly abt masturbation(some ppl point 2 genesis 38:9, bt that is not masturbation.
    Wat is masturbation?
    Masturbation is a sin bcos a person consent in his own heart 2 take sexual gratification in impure thought.
    It is sinful 2 indulge in the sexual pleasure dat is derived 4rm d satifaction of using one’s imagination 2 fixate upon obscene images, or obscene actions,or forbidden sex.lustfully fixating upon genitals, or sexual acts, is idolatry.this is called:the worship of obscenities,This is sin of thos addicted 2 pornography, The act of masturbation is an outward act that confirns that one’s heart n mind has consented to an inward act of impurity. Bcareful of d teachins n doctrine u receive n emulate.pastor chris is my pastor n i respect him much bt on d issue of masturbation i knw dat’s it’s a sin(an act of gayism)

  62. Samuel Ezemwho on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:02 pm 

    Is only God tht cn judge Chris 4 deceivn peopl.

  63. Pee'E on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:05 pm 

    You have to read with your eyes and not with your mind. Pastor Chris said, masturbation is not a sin against God, but it could be a sin against yourself; the same way taking in too much of Coca-Cola is a sin against yourself. It is a habit and you can stop it if you want to…

    You must understand the communication of the man of God; most of those who are speaking against masturbation are also masturbating…

    So get get the wisdom behind what Pastor Chris is saying and what he’s saying is that you can stop it if you want to.

    I also advise that you watch the video yourself before taking a position. *****//

  64. pitas on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:08 pm 

    Pastor chris sayin mastibation is not a sin is shameful,mastibation is devilish,a sin of soldom.dat man should be checked cos am sure it was a slip of tong.

  65. lovelyn on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:13 pm 

    Masturbatn is a sin against flesh,b4 masturbating u must have of sex,pls lets tell our self d truth,always read ur bible.CHOOSEN ARE BLESSED.txs

  66. david on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:14 pm 

    there is more 2 it dan meets d eye,am impressed, dis how d world ought 2 b,d pastors of nw a days,shld nw kn dat phlem in d name of decorum,is not an evidence of gullibility,d bible shid not b deciphered for any selfish reason,it is meant to preached for d salvation of soul

  67. The Prince on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:15 pm 

    The problem with masturbation is that you must create a mental picture of either a naked woman or where you are having sex with a woman for you to enjoy it,the question is how will you feel should Jesus appear to you at that moment, will you not be ashamed. That it is not mentioned expressly in the Bible does not mean it is right with God. Who ever that indulged in masturbation needs deliverance.

  68. ify on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:17 pm 

    The world is truely coming to an end.believers plz watch n pray.

  69. Chuck on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:19 pm 

    OK so we are arguing over Masturbation as a sin. What is sin? I was once told that it was anything that causes us to not be like Jesus. The bible also tells us to remove the plank from our eye before we remove the speck from a fellow believers eye. None of us can say we are there, being like Jesus. So it is a self examination that we need to practice. If we could see people as Jesus did there would be little condemnation on people. We are so quick to point out what we consider a sin but offer so little compassion. I like the slogan from the past, WWJD What Would Jesus Do. Matthew 7:12 “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets”.

    Matthew 5:17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.Matthew 22:40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”Luke 6:31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.Romans 13:8 Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for he who loves his fellowman has fulfilled the law.Romans 13:10 Love does no harm to its neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.Galatians 5:14 The entire law is summed up in a single command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”James 2:8 If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right. I am not arguing over whether or not masturbation is a sin or not examine your own heart, ask the Holy Spirit to show you what is sin in your life.
    Reading God’s word faithfully reveals to us who Jesus is and who we are to emulate – the man Jesus. He had more Love for the sinner than all of us combined.

  70. Odikanwa Angela on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:32 pm 

    why looking for a bible backup. why chasing d shadow while d figure is there. if masturbation is not a sin y did bible condemn lust to the state it won’t be mention among Christian? I remember a story in d bible were a man is being punished by God cos he hated his brother. he choose to waste his sperm (withdrawal method ) rather than getting his wife pregnant. now tell me, if God Will punish a man cos of dis. what will He do when u stimulate urself and waste d product?

  71. providence udofia on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:41 pm 

    people like pastor chris are what the bible called end time pastors with no truth in them who will only make merchandise of people. so once awhile the holy spirit of God will forcefully bear their fruit so as to release people who are looking for the truth from their grip.He is not a man of God simple he is a business man in church business

  72. Dike, Jameson C. on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:43 pm 

    This issue calls for carefulness. For believers we’ve Christ Jesus alone as our role model nd He gave us His spirit to lead us in the part of righteousness. God actually design sexuality for man but to be expressed in a heterosexual relationship within the bonds of marriage. All premarital, extramarital, masturbation and any other form of sexuality are against God’s design and His loving intentions for you as a sexual being. Our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, do not masturbate-it is unclean!

  73. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:47 pm 

    It’s the easiest way to abstain from fornication and even HIV. It’s not a sin and not all that a bad habit.Though anything could turn to be your own sin according to your belief.

  74. chaps on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:51 pm 

    A lot of people are confused on what is a sin and what is does not mean when something is deemed wrong then it becomes a sin and vice versa.when Jesus was preaching in the synagogues,the jews and pharisees said it was wrong but jesus committed no sin unto God.Remember what men calls wrong is not always a sin unto God.Masturbation could be wrong in the eyes of men but it’s not a sin.

  75. The Truth on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 2:57 pm 

    “Then many false prophets will appear and deceive many people.” Matt 24:11.
    “The Spirit says clearly that some people will abandon faith in later times; they will obey lying spirits and follow teachings of demons. Such teachings are spread by deceitful liars whose consciences are dead.” 1 Timothy 4: 1-2.
    “Not everyone who calls me ‘Lord, Lord’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only those who do what my Father in Heaven wants them to do. When Judgement Day comes, many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord! in your name we spoke God’s message, by your name we drove out many demons and performed many miracles!’ Then I will say to them, ‘I never knew you. Get away from me, you wicked people!’ “ . Matthew 7: 21-23.
    “…Whoever teaches a different doctrine and does not agree with the true words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching of our religion is swollen with pride and knows nothing……..They think that religion is a way to become rich. Well, religion does make a person rich, if he is satisfied with what he has……….For the love of money is a source of all kinds of evil….” 1 Timothy 6: 1-10.

  76. muyo on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:02 pm 

    Those saying masturbation is not a sin, ask yourself these two question:

    1. Is it possible to masturbate without imagining pornographic images, hence committing fornication in the mind?

    2. Do you find that you are able to pray well, or feel God’s presence after you masturbate?

  77. Uche chosen on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:06 pm 

    May d gud Lord continue 2 send us d true men of God lik my pastor Lazarus Muoka,who wil continue preach d truth in season n out of season! Chosen is blessed.

  78. Redfox Mtambanengwe on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:13 pm 

    Romans {1:24} Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness
    through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own
    bodies between themselves: {1:25} Who changed the truth
    of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature
    more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
    {1:26} For this cause God gave them up unto vile
    affections: for even their women did change the natural use
    into that which is against nature: {1:27} And likewise also
    the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in
    their lust one toward another; men with men working that
    which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. {1:28} And
    even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge,
    God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things
    which are not convenient; {1:29} Being filled with all
    unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness,
    maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit,
    malignity; whisperers, {1:30} Backbiters, haters of God,
    despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things,
    disobedient to parents, {1:31} Without understanding,
    covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable,
    unmerciful: {1:32} Who knowing the judgment of God, that
    they which commit such things are worthy of death, not
    only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.
    Unedited Extract from the Bible

  79. Redfox Mtambanengwe on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:16 pm 


  80. segun on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:17 pm 

    The more beautiful and unique something is (like sexual intercourse), the more power it holds over our lives, either for good or bad influence. That is why it is so easy for the devil to corrupt the most precious of God’gifts. When we become more in love with the gifts than the One who endowed them, the things that were designed to bless us begin to destroy us instead. Yes, God cares about what we do with our bodies, in public or in private. He doesn’t want us to abuse ourselves in any way.

    In fact, an older definition of masturbation is “self-abuse.” Although more modern dictionaries may no longer carry this definition, they are still linked together under self-abuse:

    1. Abuse of oneself or one’s abilities.
    2. Masturbation.

    1 Corinthians 6:18 (NIV) further confirms this, saying that unlawful sexual relations defile our own bodies. “Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a man commits are outside his body, but he who sins sexually sins against his own body.” The Bible also says our body is a temple of God, so why should we defile it and think that it is not a sin unto God.

  81. thulani tumba on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:19 pm 

    we are all righteous before GOD.these issue only need revelation

  82. stanley on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:21 pm 

    Pastor chris may have good reason to say it, so lets gv him chance to xplain, but to me mastubtion is a sin b4 god.

  83. cesck on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:24 pm 

    masturbation is totally evil,n should be preached against,beware of fake pastors….

  84. Kena on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:39 pm 

    All I can say is that we should beware of anti-Christ. We are in the last days and heresies are advancing. Those that understand sex know that it is about the mind not just the action. That was why Jesus taught us in Matthew 5:28 that if a man looks at a woman to lust after her it is equal to fornicator and adultery. How on earth can you enjoy maturation without having a mental picture of the erotic zones of the opposite sex. He that has ear let him hear. Many more heresies are still on their way. May u not be the one to advance it, and may u not fall victim of it in Jesus name.

  85. Lawan Baldwin on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:40 pm 

    Being realistic. It’s amazing what becomes of us, personal opinions becoming doctrines. On my own part, I never knew there was a name for such an act. And I was ten years old playing around and when I discovered the dictionary word for it, the next thing was the arguement on what is and what its not. Well personally and I believe God has given every being common sense and His Word to guide us through all. So masturbation is and is not a sin. It’s a sin when you imagine lustfully at someone you’re not married to as Jesus redefined the laws of Moses about adultery not only the act but the sexual lust after someone is equated as adultery. Having natural hormones and unbalanced sex drives, animals roam about and at a certain age mate while as mortals or human being created in God’s image we are given a conscience and The Word of God to guide us. Realistically, I felt guilty anytime I had masturbated with thoughts of some woman naked or not, kissing or more. Then prayed and fasted for God’s guidance for every man of God had his unrealistic or opinion on the issue. Knowing if I die I will be held accountable for my deeds and not because this man said this or that man said that. Each of us will be accountable in the end. So I’ve learnt that many religious people pin demons to almost everything rather than seeking God’s strengthening and guidance in weakness. I’m enlightened and share today that masturbation leads to fornication and adultery for anyone who does that act with lustful thoughts of the opposite sex. And its truely opens a spiritual postal for demons or any vile spirits to come in hence its best to tame such act by controlling your thoughts. For married people please learn to masturbate with thoughts of your wife or best with her naked in front of you, you can have her naked pictures if she agrees and go crazy. I’ve never heard of a man or woman lusting after their companions because its the basic place of having legitimate-sex. On our path singles or about to wed, you should pray for self-control and with that when the urge comes you masturbate with no lustful thoughts whatsoever. And in time learn more about your sexuality and about that of the opposite sex so when you get married you can practicalize all you’ve learnt and really enjoy the beauty of sex. God is just, He is realistic and He’s not bound by laws, doctrines or ethics. He’s given us a conscience and His Word to guide us. On my part today, I’ve learnt so much about sex via reading books especially first time experience since I’ve kept myself pure and sure by God’s Grace I’ll make the best of sex. In studying God’s Word and books by sexperts. I’m sure that word is new to many and unfortunately Men or God never guide or speak about sex to singles but are quick to judge or condemn via church discipline whatever act of sex outside marriage and spend no time on the enlightenment package. Whether you’re married or single go and study more on sex, orgasms, sex positions, and be bold to share with others because ignorance of this topic is more popular than the beauty of it.

    Let God be God, in all our lives and situations in Jesus name!

  86. Wikileaks on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:43 pm 

    Masturbation is a good way of avoiding AIDS nd other STIs. Thoz who say its bad also create images wen having sex wth their wives. Pamberi nebo***ra!!

  87. uk ami on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 3:47 pm 

    wel u al hav said wel…but i tink dis tin is realy bad nd God said run from evry apearance of evil.d trut of d mater is dat it kills spirit nd wat kills ur spirit is nt rit.but no dis as many as hav contributed to dis topi even me has one way in past commited dis act.its just Gods grace nd mercy we need tanks nd God bless u all

  88. sunday titi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:12 pm 

    pls be careful d way u judge men of god.

  89. Kenneth Ellah on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:15 pm 

    People who masturbate are often married to spirit spouses. They often have sex in their dreams, if it is not a sin why would you have demoninic manifestation rather holyghost anointing?

  90. Akubueze Barnabas on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:19 pm 

    What re we even talking about, dis is jst wasting of saliva 4 no reason, y shuld we take part in anoda man’s sin. Its very obvious dat most of our so called men of God dis days r constituting problems, nd contribute 2 d capital problem in christiandon, hw can a well known man of God say dat MASTURBATION is not a sin 2 God, so we all shuld start practicing it because is not a sin 2 God. Am laughing seriously because d next thing we’ll hear is a church called MASTURBATION CHURCH of god but dat shuld not be my own GOD, my bible made me 2 understand dat our body is d temple of God nd any body dat defileth his or her body defileth d temple. If masturbation is sin 2 human, y wunt it be a sin 2 God equally. Am still laughing:D:D. Let me tell all of u, maturbation is noting but a CAPITAL SIN both 2 us nd 2 God nd it should not be mentioned among d believers not christians bcos dere s a big difference between BELIEVER nd CHRISTIAN. I should advise pastor chriss 2 go nd address d issue of a woman putin on dat which partaineth 2 a man which is present is his church. Pls my fellow countrymen. D most important thing now is 2 maintain a good nd straight forward relationship wit God almighty, because if we follow our so called pastors of dis endtime majority of us will perish with dem in hell. But God 4bid in Jesus name AMEN. I rest my case for pastor chris T have a re-think nd know how he puts his words. He should also remember dat de bible said dat coursed be him dat makes son of man 2 fall into temptation, bcause he must give account of anybody dat will fall into dis sin of MASTURBATION as a reason of his words, likewise other pastors dat does such.

  91. osinaku benedict on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:35 pm 

    Pastor, searching for loopholes in the scriptures to me is not the best approach a pastor should encourage. You cant use God’s words to counteract God’s Word. Rmba sir, dat we will always be a slave to sin until we quit excusing our weaknesses claiming to be helpless. As a child of God we can never be helpless. With the help of the holy spirit we can overcome any habit that is sinful. You must also have in mind that the difference btw a christian and a sinner is in how one views sin. A christian hates sin while a sinner excuses and justifies it. Pastor Chris i have once heard you you say on television in your questions and answers sessions that there is nothing wrong in people in courship kissing themselves, but they should not allow it to be too long. Sir, take time to go through most of people’s comments, then you will realize a number of people is actually looking up to you, believing that your information is right, whereas they are seeking for truth, and not deceit. Sir, use your exalted position to point people back to God instead of further chasing them away. Tks

  92. Joseph Bush on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:35 pm 

    How can we be sure that pastor Chris said that its not a sin. He could have said its not a sin against God but a sin against oneself. I am very used to people not listening to end of sentences or explanations before reacting

  93. umesi Chibuzor on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:36 pm 

    ‘…not all things are expedient..’ ‘…flee fornication and every hint of lasciviousness..’ the bible is God’s word!

  94. Quantos on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:43 pm 

    ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free.
    please we shouldn’t let anybody deceive you.
    please study and show yourself approved.
    remember his 2nd coming(Christ).
    be careful,watchful and prayerful. these are perilous time.

  95. Ikpe Ben on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 4:47 pm 

    Let’s us b carefull wit what we hear,d source ‘n even 4rm who.’All unrighteoussness is sin’

  96. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:02 pm 

    Masturbatn is a sin cuz its connectd 2 fornicatn in d sense dat b4 one masturbate sumtin must av lure him 2 dat act, in a nut shell masturbatn is link 2 fornicatn.

  97. Gideon on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:03 pm 

    It is a big sin

  98. Eyoma on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:11 pm 

    By their fruits ye shall know them. False preachers abound this endtime. Masturbation is among the uncleaness recorded in Gal. 5:19 . Any uncleaness is sin. against God.

  99. Andyko on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:14 pm 

    If pastor chris said masturbatn is nt a sin drinkin and drivin is nt a sin cuz wen u drink and drive u might kill people of wic sumtin lead u 2 dat act and God said killin is a sin. It must nt be writin in d Bible b4 it is called SIN.

  100. Abel Madezvangu on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:16 pm 

    Greyhora try Gen 38v9

  101. Umoru abudu mustapha on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:25 pm 

    For those contributing there views from d perspective of man of GOD, study d bible to understand scriptural standards like d word“whosoever“. For those contributing from d view of conscience, go study 1 Timothy 4:1-2.

  102. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:27 pm 


  103. Innocent on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:34 pm 

    For me its not in the bible, physiologycally , with out masturbation this will be a lot of rap , and different kind sexual crime. If your real man with out woman for you for less than two years ,you will know how you feel . Masturbation release different sexual pressure, if you are confirm man you know what i mean .forget man hide and do it inside and come out to Comddeme it

  104. angel lazarus on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:34 pm 

    beware of false prophets.
    pastor chris is one of them..
    people he who imagine sin in his or her heart has sin agaist God

  105. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:34 pm 


  106. osetoba obafemi on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 5:57 pm 

    God in His infinity mercy should giv us d mind of understndng to know d word of God.2 me am nt goin 2 judge either pastor chris is wrong or right bcos i am nt in d best position 2 judge him bcos he is a man of God,but i will like 2 say smtin abt masturbatn and d likes,if masturbation is nt a sin,d BIBLE would not av expressd fornication and adultery as a sin,therefore it could b a sin 2 God,let us remember anybody could make a mistake in speech or sermon,so my pple pls let us not judge but say d right tin.tnx

  107. Fiyigon Bingham Nzohulato on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:11 pm 

    It is very unfortunate that a pastor like Chris Oyakhilome would make such an an utterance. That masturbation is not a sin but a habit. If i may ask, what is the pastor’s understanding of what constitutes sin? The bible in the book of Matt. 15: 18- 19. The bible records that, evil thoughts proceeds from the heart and that is what defiles a man. whatsoever that defiles one definately constitutes a sin. There is no way one can masturbate without having an urge for a man/woman filling deeply in side of heart to have sex. Imagination of the real act accompanied by action which is unnatural is coming into play. You may bet to agree with me that, any unnatural act when it relates to God’s way is a sin. Pastor, you are a shepherd of a large flock. Pls always pray for the guidance of the holy spirit. Dont rely on your own knowledge and wisdom. My candid advice.

  108. Marian on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:13 pm 

    Hw am i sure dis is not anti-christ?…hw can a well known man of God say MASTURBATION is not a sin?it den means u want to legalize it for ur church members..i beg u pple in d name of God,pls be mindfull of wot u hear nd wot u immitate..its a SIN..

  109. Bla Miki on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:15 pm 

    Makwembere you can now make love with your hands any time, haisi mhosva

  110. Fisayo .A. on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:22 pm 

    When the purpose of a thing is not known, abuse doesn’t only b’coms INEVITABLE but ‘a VEGETABLE on an EVENT-TABLE yet UNPALATABLE’, dat everyone now sits around to DISCUSS @ times in CAUCUS leaving d CACTUS & d CARROT wit d PARROT b’cos it’s a CORRUPT-TABLE. Meaning, when MORAL VALUES are reduced 2 ORAL FABLES the AURA is lost & d MORALS b’coms TERRIBLY FEEBLE it reduces one into a PEBBLE even if you are HUMBLE you still have to cross the HURDLE but you may choose to FUMBLE at best you will GRUMBLE of having no VENERABLE at the TABLE in the TEMPLE with an APPLE to collect a TURTLE. Wat do u think?

  111. faith on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:27 pm 

    well for me I respect every man of God and would not say a thing on this but to tell the people that they should stay away from sin and do what is good. May Almighty God help us to live without sin in this end time

  112. chibu ezeh on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:28 pm 

    y r ppl surprised at devil’s speech?d evilish oyakilomi is a complete black man but he goes to salons to make his hair so dat people will c d lost beauty of lucifer.if u wan rock babe,go to any of his branches n enjoy ur self abi u go lie say u no know?d truth remains dat whoever kills him today hav killed one of d devil’s prettiest agents around.OYAKILOBEAST

  113. musoro on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:33 pm 

    my ? 2 u all is if i masterbate am i nt going 2 c e kingdom of God.?i support pastor chris if masterbation is a sin the use of condoms and contraceptives is a big sin.masterbation is also a means of preventing population.there4 all of us we wl b in hell coz knw one is perfect remember heaven will b entered thru mercy.thank u.

  114. kayode on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:37 pm 

    masturbation is a sin bcos u must picture urself in d act of sex with whoever u want.therefore the process engaged in masturbation is lust. Now tell me is lust not in d bible? I wonder why people want a particular kind of sin 2 b written in d bible b4 they know it is a sin. Then what is d use of this brain?

  115. Stanley Okeke on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:40 pm 

    D Bible s like a constitution nd anytin dat s not in d constitution s not in d constitution. Dia4, if masturbation s not mentioned in d bible, we cant manufacture it and as to weda it’s a sin; we should not judge but if i’m to judge, i’ll say it’s a sin.

  116. mcmc on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:57 pm 

    pastor chris it is better u get on ur knees nd ask God 4 forgiveness b/4 u wil attract d wrath of God. Don’t mentioned dat thing again b/cos it is a sin.

  117. Ezekiel. C. Philip on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 6:58 pm 

    Masturbation should not to be confuse with involuntary sexual arousal. MASTURBATION involves a Deliberate sexual Self stimulation. Colossians 3:5 (read pls). There christians are urge: “Deaden ur body members as respect sexual appetite” Masturbation is a form of uncleanness and is an ungodly conduct that is y those who engage in it feel saddened in a godly way. Youth are encourage to flee from the fleshly desires bt to purse righteousness (2 Tim 2:22). ALL SHOULD TAKE THAT MASTURBATION is a fleshly desire and therefore a demonic act which enslaves any person engaging in it a slave to his own desire not that of God. And for Chris Oyiakilomi who is supporting such act is TEACHING the teachings of Demons (1 Tim 4:1). Any bdy in this should pray fervently to God for his holy spirit so as to break free. ALSO God’s holy can never fill anybody who deliberately rubs his sexual organs to stimulate himself and that person on that moment fill his thought with sexual acts

  118. Samuel on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:00 pm 

    All of una jst de talk wetin una sabi, if masturbation is good den lesbianism n homo is good, so will fornication be good. Pastor is giv out a very bad teachin 2 his congregation, n he shld stop dat. Bt maybe he wants all his congregation 2 practice it sha so christ embassy make una carry on

  119. OLUBO AYO on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:16 pm 

    I don’t want us to begin to attack without clearification. am sure pastor Chris should know better that masturbation is a bondage that every child of God should fight hard. because it is the desire and longing for sex that leads to masturbation.e

  120. Oko jerry on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:22 pm 

    Pls brethren in the LORD sin is sin.Bible does not mention about masturbation but it kicked against fornication and having lust over opposite sex for pleasure. Pls read isaiah 44:19-20 where it talks about smoking cigarette. The world is now widening that is how evil of different kind that is not mention in the bible are coming up.My fellow evangelist or pastors let us pray hard before preaching the word of GOD becos devil had made the heart of people to accept a support over bad/evil things than to accept a repentable heart or spirit. Let us not be like on what is written in 2 Timothy 3:7. Sex and her generations are the sin that is destroying men and women in this world. Let us pray hard to be a victor of sinful nature than to become a victim, shalom to u all.

  121. Wolex on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:28 pm 

    Its a sin or its not a sin, let your mind justify or condemn you. Most of these people kicking against the pastor‘s words do practice it. Why cant you be truthful to yourself. May God forgive us all. You should know that Pastor is not God. Dont compare man(flesh) with God(immortal). Those who practice it and those who do not, tell me, who is holy and who is righteous when all our righteousness is like a filthy rag before God………. Stop criticising do what you think is right and Godly on your own part……..

  122. jacob odey on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:48 pm 

    In my own point of view masturbation is not a sin, is just 2 eass out ur sexual urge, okey going out making luv to a prostitute or fornicating or adultry it’s a sin againt God which is in the ten commandment and masturbation is not in the bible. So it’s better dat way cos the sexual urge will go and u be urself witout comiting sin, but on the contraly it’s not a good habit.

  123. Daniels Awodi David on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:50 pm 

    Masturbation is a sin!!!

  124. kayode afeso anthony on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:52 pm 

    masturbaton is a sin period, read 1st corinthians 6vs 18.

  125. Oliver on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:53 pm 

    Pls b4 u become the judge God has not called into ,why not go to that episode pst Chris handled that topic and get him right b4 u bring condemination upon urself.I want to remind u what happen to moses’ brother(Aaron), and for the same thing to happen to the sister(Miriam) b4 she asked for forgiveness.pls for information sake go to the link pst Chris is directing people abt this topic masturbation before u will be the one decieving people,so that u can spread the right information and also to ask God for forgiveness.thks God bless.

  126. Ezekwelu Nnaemeka on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:54 pm 

    b4 i say anytn i want Lovelyn nd uche chosen 2 knw dt we r nt hia 2 advatise churches rather we r here 2 treat a case dt if nt wel handled wil mislead millions of d old testament d isrealites were gvn writn laws,bt Christ came nd said dt d nw law hes gvn is in our heart.if am 2 say,al should listen 2 wt d spirit of God is sayn nd let al dis my pastor said b cos most of dis pastors r buisines men…Furnicatn had neva bn a gud tn,is nt a gud tn nd wil neva b a gud tn.ITS A SIN AGAINST GOD ND OUR SELF.

  127. Hellen on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 7:55 pm 

    last day spirit is here beware.masturbation is a sin

  128. Okwuosa H. Ugoyah on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 8:01 pm 

    It is obvious that Chris’s members will defend Chris instead of the divine will of Yahweh. We can read their comments. Masturbation is a clear act of sexual immorality both in practice and in the concience. Thus our saviour Yahshua told us that if you lust after sex in your heart you’ve commited it already. What does Pastor Chris lust in his heart while masturbating? Yahweh shall gradually expose and humiliate all the false Prophets of our time. They make my people to worship Baal.—Jerimaiah 23:23-33

  129. Kayode victor on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 8:11 pm 

    Any body dat is directly or indirectly suportg d subject mater,is also practicg it & my prayer is dat God wil rescue such a soul frm distructn. It is a sin against ur body which is d temple of God.

  130. dancha daniels on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 8:28 pm 

    Masturbation is sin against God. Pastor Chris ought to know better.

  131. Nexus on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 8:42 pm 

    BURN!! Burn them all

  132. Anonymous on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:10 pm 

    masturbation is a very big sin,we hv read our bible and also pray 4 wisdom

  133. GODS CHILD on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:18 pm 


  134. SINNOMORE on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:29 pm 

    Masterbation is a sin- view it as a sort of demonic attack whereby the demon that “visits” you takes you over and the release which is spiritual is the demon having used you to relieve itself via your body. People are attacked by demons everyday and they simply do not know it- thats why its hard to stop but once you realise it for what it is and you fear God of the Bible you will stop immediatley. If you have no genuine fear of God, you wont or cant stop. Dont let demons have a field day on your body with your active participation. Its not simply about imagining a woman or man etc, its deeper than that and most people do not realise this. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. Where you truly fear God of the Bible and realise its demonic, you will stop masturbation stone cold. If you dont or cant stop then you are allowing yourself to be taken over by demons each time you masturbate- the devil has many tricks up his sleeve- wake up to the age old masturbation trick and refuse to be used by evil. You are dirtying yourself spiritually when you masturbate- its not harmless coz you will be gratifying demons.

    The more you masturbate, the more they multiply -thats why some people masturbate several times a day- its either an insatiable demon or several coming to feed off your body several times a day. If you think its not true try stopping and see how much of a fight they put up by making you think of sex all the time!!! Fear God of the Bible and call upon Lord Jesus Christ of the Bible and they will save you. Fight the good fight of faith-masturbation is not harmless- by masturbating you are choosing to serve the devil – stop it now- you cant be telling me that you wish to miss out on eternal life simply because you wanted to masturbate! Some “pastors” are there to harvest souls for the devil- be careful as they would have been “paid” already – see the riches and the “power” they have -dont envy them or seek to emulate them as they have already sold their souls to the devil especially the ones that preach the prosperity gospel- they preach prosprity as that is the only way they can justify standing in front of you preaching whilst wearig an Armani suit and whilst also splashing cash on luxry cars ad eve jets- dont be fooled thinking the same prosperity will come to you just by thiking hard about it- it will come but you will have to sell your soul to the devil and then pretend you havent done so!! be careful of speaking in toungues- demons too can do that- be careful too of the “holy spirit” that is circulating in some churches- its not the real Holy Spirit and its that fake “holy spirit” that enables an entire congregation to speak in tongues- be sober and vigilant …… church as that is where most people are being decieved. The devil imitates so as to deceive and gather souls. Refuse to be decieved. Be carefull of what you watch on TV- some pastors are praying to another god and another jesus right there on TV in full view. Those who have engaged in spiritual warfare can tell the fakers from the very very view genuine ones on tv. Once you have been through genuine spiritual warfare you never take things at face value as you would be aware of the simmering warfare going on between light and darkness that is really going on. The fight is constant and most people give in without knowing it- masturbation is giving in to the devil. Please be careful people- dont be fooled by these “pastors” you see on tv- they also use a lot of mind control and demonic power – thats why they can easily cause throngs of people to fall down with a single sweep of their arm. be careful. If something appears wrong in church it probably is!! Dont ignore those feelings- it may just be the genuine Holy Spirit trying to warn you!!

  135. T.Musango on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:30 pm 

    Hevo, tisu zvino maAfricans toitisana nharo pamusoro pebhuku rakauya nevamwe vanhu. Ko madini madzokerazve kune vacho vakakupai bhuku iri, monovavhunza kuti nhai, bhuku renyu ramakatipa iri rinotinyi nenyaya yatitemesa musoro.

  136. Jonathan obey on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:36 pm 

    Bcos pastor chris said dat it has bcom a big issuse,its gud anywaz bt none of u ve taken time 2 re-read n digest wat he said.most of u r commentin as if pastor christ approved of masturbation..understand wat he is sayin.he said masturbation is a habit.dat is a bad habit.he neva said it is gud or ok bt dat it is a bad habit dat needs 2 b stopd.dat he said its nt a sin against God doesnt min he approved of it.som of d sins we comit r nt against God bt against own body.wen u fornicate,smoke or drink u sin against ur own body,u defile ur body.. ursef nt God..

  137. SINNOMORE on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 9:57 pm 

    Also be very very careful of deliverance “christia” ministries- they “remove” one thing and then replace it with their own- their own what? their own type of “holy spirit”. Sometimes when you go to them for help they simply “deliver” you- deliver you to whom? to Satan. So be careful- dont jump from the frying pan into the fire- As for Zimbabweans rushing kumapostori….. miteuro dzamunotora makavanda ndidzo dzinoita kuti madzimai murare muchirota hope dzisina kururama-yes ladies you kow what i am talking about- disgusting filthy sex dreams which you are too afraid or ashamed to talk about- meteuro/matombo anobva kuma”porofita”- (not of God of the Bible) mapostori vanonamata mafallen angels ie madhemoni- dont go there. Ndosaka mapostori echirume “maporofita” achingo rhepa vakadzi nevanana nekuti idhemoni rake rinenge ramukurira richida izvozvo. Maporofita aya anoporofita nemadhemoni nemweya yetsvina so kushandirwa kwamunoiitirwa there is always a price to pay which you may not realise at the time- kudaidza tsvina mumhuri uchiti ndiri kusolva problem.You know yourselves those who secretly go kuma”profita” whilst in day light they to normal churches. Siyananai nemapostori- vano namata madhemoni thats why they are very secretive. Zvakarurama hazvivanzwe. Mweya mutsvene wema mapostori mweya yetsvina yemadhemoni-ndosaka kunyanya Mapostori kunyanya Johane masowe yeChishanu vasingade bhibheri. Masowe are simply covens of witches and wizards. Vanoita zvemasvikiro kwete zvaMwari we muBhiberi. Zvinogara mumbiya muya zvamusingaone zvinotyisa!! Ende ndimo munobva miteuro(matombo nemvura) dzavanokupai!!

  138. Jonathan obey on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:08 pm 

    Now i knw dat most nigerians lack knowledge n understandin….most of u commentin rubish didnt even read wat he said…u jst followed others.tak ur tim n read it again slowly n carefully…u wil b surprised at wat u wil find out…pastor chris neva approved of masturbation….he dint even say masturbation is not a sin…al he said is dat its nt a sin againt God..dat mins its a sin against our own body..dat is d body of d person who masturbated.anywaz d trut is dat d more u criticise pastor chris n say tins he did nt say d bigger he bcoms n d more souls u add 2 his ministry bcos pple dat ve understandin wil read dis same tin dat u read n misuderstood. Dey wil read it n get beta n wil alwaz wnt 2 hear frm him..u cant curse n bring down a blessed man bcos who God has blessed no1 can test…so go ahead wit ur criticism bt may God help u al n grant u d spirit of understandin n knowledge in2 d tins of God…

  139. achi ernest on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:11 pm 

    fellow believers, test all spirits especially from wealthy pastors. just log on www. ask questions/masturbation.God will bless you richly

  140. Boluwade Kujero on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:23 pm 

    People please take time and note Pastor Chris’ emphasis -”IN ITSELF”. If you wanted to give a semen sample in the hospital or clinic, would you not have to masturbate to do so? So would that be a sin? In other words, masturbation does have a context in which it may not be wrong.

  141. mary on Tue, 28th Feb 2012 10:52 pm 

    may God give us the understanding. I wil nt judge bt God take control. Jst watch and pray.

  142. Anonymous on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 1:11 am 

    I actually dont have time for pple who misquote others, what i know he is saying is that its a mind thing and d bible says you commit dis sin against ur own body. Let me ask those of you who talk about sin alot, what is sin? What does it do to God? Does it change him from been God? Pastor chris never said its not a sin in the context u are taking it. By the way, i want those men of God with due respect to give us d bible portions or refrences so that i can read. Lets assume that someone indulges in this act, what will God do to that person? Is masturbation bigger than what christ did on d cross or is it bigger than his ressurection? Pastor is simply saying that THIS SIN IS AGAINST YOUR BODY. WHAT YOU SHOULD DEAL WITH IS WHAT MADE YOU TO DO IT. Look at this James 1v14-15
    Finally, i dont mean to disrespect but is God angry? If its angry how does his face look like? this is my opinion abt this matter, Pastor Chris is very spiritual, he has d word of God, he knows d mind of God for a whole lot of subject in the bible bcos he studies, he doesn’t say something without making his findings. WHAT IS WRONG IS WRONG U DONT NEED ANYBODY TO TELL. For those of you who care to read ROMANS 14V1-23. This SIN of masturbation is against your BODY so dont do anything wrong against your body bcos its now d temple of God so keep it well, just as i can say eat d right food, cream,drink good water and refuse sickness. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  143. LOVEGOD on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 1:23 am 

    @Anonymous- you seem to respect this man, chris, more than God. You are confused about the entire issue. Ignorance is no excuse for your post. chris cannot know the mind of God. chris is just like you and me- its just that he chooses to sprout some of his rubbish on public tv/video- Dont raise this chris fellow on a pedastal. Look to God only for answers. Whether the sin is against your body or God its still a sin- what you are saying is like if you murder someone, you are sinning only against that person- if you continue thinking like this you will have no limits left.

  144. lee on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 5:50 am 

    Mr.Anonymous-I think you seems to misunderstand something. The Bible is fulled with mysteries even Chris said so that when the spirit of truth comes He will reveal all mysteries to us. So God can not leave us in a limbo and the Bible does not contradict itself.With all due respect for Pastor Chris He should learn to apply himself to the basic commandments of God,and that is why he finds himself in many public controversies.Its not Good for a Christian talk-less a Man of God.
    If you say its since onto His own Body fine the Bible said so but still the Bible said ‘Your Body Is The Temple Of The Holy Ghostly friend the Bible cannot contradict itself.
    Go and read 1 Corinthians 11 particularly vs 14 and tell me where Pastor Chris and His followers will tell God when its time.tks

  145. Anonymous on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 5:52 am 

    godknows d truth pray 2 god . U shal 3 a replied no one is greater than god

  146. lee on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 6:04 am 

    if the public is teaching the Man of God basic Sunday school Lessons I wonder what kind of congregation He is talking to.Na wao.Friends Less Go Back To The Bible where Sin is Called out not garnished.People go to churches to hide from their meanness and not repent.Most people are gullible and insincere that is why they seat comfortably in some churches and take a lot of garbage because they want to belong. They are just too lazy and weak to challenge the excesses in their Pastors.

  147. Sly on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 6:23 am 

    You’ve got ears bt u don’t hear.

  148. Gweks on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 7:20 am 

    Kana iri sin kwauri regera, who are u to judge, hanzi hee ndoo sin ye sodom kana waona zvanetsa buda musodom wakanyara or pray and fast so that paichapiswa u will be rescued.

  149. jokng on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 7:29 am 

    ahhh pastor i disagre wit dat so u wan tel us to have a sin ahhh

  150. Nikky sabastine on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 12:22 pm 


  151. augustine on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 12:33 pm 

    i thing the case of mastabation is so complicated but if a person is mastabate it mean he or she using a image of someone in his mind for him or her to enjoy the mastabation and i think god does not like that

  152. Queen on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 1:47 pm 

    All of you judges,the bible says who are u to judge another man’s servant?the bible also said touch and do my prophet no harm,none of you appointed pastor Chris.the more you speak against him the more you are warned

  153. LOVEGOD on Wed, 29th Feb 2012 8:33 pm 

    Dont be silly Queen- who told you he was God’s prophet?

  154. Dennis on Thu, 1st Mar 2012 8:07 am 

    God should give us d rightful world dat come out in our lip’

  155. Ole on Thu, 1st Mar 2012 9:39 am 

    Chris should be scrutinized! Don’t say man of GOD, man of GOD and accept everything. Ah bodo, chimhandara maoko atidi! Kutundira pasi hazvisi. Mbeu dzemurume panzvimbo padzo nhyka?

  156. Beston nzerem on Thu, 1st Mar 2012 7:23 pm 

    Chuck thank u very much, many of them dnt hav dat lov of God bt they are ready 2 condem sombdy, wel i dnt blame them becos english is nt our language we borowd it dats why many of them dnt understand when d man of God is speaking. First check ur self are u holy b4 u condem anoda persn? Secondly i think many of them do masturbate dats why the knew dat u must hav a picture b4 u do dat bt my advice 2 u people is dat its nt good 2 ur health, i never said its a sin bcos i,m nt God. Beware dnt judge anybody bcos u no holy pass.

  157. Imisioluwa A on Thu, 1st Mar 2012 10:21 pm 

    Huh,Pastor chris really disappointed me bt i pray holyspirit wil arrest his soul.

  158. pegey_g13 on Sat, 3rd Mar 2012 3:40 pm 

    Yawn,i recommend every individual should masturbate as much as they can. i repeat masturbate as much as you can. shocking stuff right? nope. it become an issue if it replaces real relationship or hinders real connection with a woman, even in serious relationships, masturbate is part and parcel of the sexual experience.God lord, Blackman and his narrow mind, we always have to think through the scriptures as against thinking independently. god-damn it, ****ing think for yourself and make your own conclusions, not the opinion of somebody else! pweeeeee! these are ****ing pastors intoxicating the public square. they are a hindrance to free speech and critical reasoning. what bothers me more is the suspension of critical reasoning when it comes to religion. they always provide a logical pathway for irrational views. my view on this matter is simple think with your own brain and form your own conclusions.

    everybody just needs to chill, drink something chill, smoke something and make love not war. niggers just need to stop being dieing to be lead. be your own boss. be the master of yourself. you don’t need the grace of any ****ing god or pastor to feel whole, wanted, loved or fulfilled.

    Nigeria needs a god dam revolution, like a renaissance of the mind. the age of enlightenment has come. the light of science, reason, reduction has come. the force need reason, though and conscience is upon, the dark has long left us. the tyranny n fascism of religion need to be broken. the power need to be taken away from this faith-heads. don’t be afraid to think for yourself come out of the closet people. we all know the truth. the truth is infallible. my logic undeniable. me just don’t care if I get sticks for this.

    The death of God. The birth of reason.

  159. Tunde on Mon, 5th Mar 2012 11:54 am 

    Who am i 2 judge u pst chris… Bt if u wuld nt say i am a smal boy. Pls go bak and askd God 2 show u d esence of ur calin… Wich is 2 live holy… If u av mastubatd b4 u wil knw dat it is neva posible xcept u tink or imagin urself avin sex wit a woman… Wat wil u cal dat? A bad habit i gues… Masturbation is nt jst a bad habit… It is a sin dat brings sorow 2 d hrt of God… And evry victim nids d divine hand of God 2 b savd. May God hlp us all.

  160. Dxpen6iv on Thu, 8th Mar 2012 7:26 am 

    I Thank God, because he doesnt judge d way men Judge. No body is a righteous and man, Not even one.

  161. Dxpen6iv on Thu, 8th Mar 2012 7:29 am 

    I Thank God, because he doesnt judge d way men Judge. No body is a righteous and perfect man, Not even one.

  162. Afroska on Tue, 13th Mar 2012 6:20 pm 

    Masterbation destroyed me. I thank God I’M delivered.

  163. adewunmiisreal on Fri, 16th Mar 2012 10:56 am 

    Do we have different God,Holy spirit, Father, Lord, Saviour, Helper etc… and we call in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.As for me, i will never condenm or praise no man or Man-of-God.My fellow christians let keep asking for the Grace of God to be Sufficient to us.You are not a God,leave that to God and work on your ownself and conscient.
    God help us to do your wil.

  164. united against christ embassy on Mon, 19th Mar 2012 7:48 pm 

    i see this video i post on my account has done its good work there is many more videos on the page expossing this false teacher pastor chris check out my face book *****//

    there is more false teaching there he teaches and on niraland the anti pastor chris
    (Things Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Has Stated As Errors & False Teaching From Bible – Nairaland)

  165. Ifeanyi Nnajiofor on Sun, 25th Mar 2012 1:17 pm 

    Jesus said we shall knw d truth and d truth shall make us free, den we if say masturbation is nt sin den cm 2 d puplic were people will c u and start masturbatin or vh u 4gotten john 3:20-21. Says for every one dat doeth evill hateth d light, neither cometh 2 d light, lest his deeds b reproved, But he dat doeth truth cometh 2 d light, dat his deeds may be made manifest, dat dey are wrought in GOD. Wat are my sayin man’s wisdom can never improve on GOD’s instruction GOD is 2 big 2 decive

  166. Deacon Eke Uwa on Tue, 3rd Apr 2012 4:59 pm 

    Deuteronomy 23:9-11, and 14
    (9) When you are encamped against your enemies, keep away from every­thing impure.
    (10) If one of your men is unclean because of a nocturnal emission, he is to go outside the camp and stay there.
    (11) But as evening approaches he is to wash himself, and at sunset he may return to the camp.

    (14) For the LORD your God moves about in your camp to protect you and to deliver your enemies to you. Your camp must be holy, so that he will not see among you anything indecent and turn away from you.

    2 Corinthians 10:5
    We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.

    What ever may be your position as for me it is a great sin so please commit to Jesus

  167. Kenneth motshabi on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 4:42 pm 

    Masturbation is a sin against God because if you read genesis38:9 onan was killed by God almighty jehovah for letting semen down…nd how do u think he did it???by rubbing ofcause…nd masturbation creates evil thoughts because Jesus said who ever looks at a women and desires to have her has commited adultery

  168. Kenneth motshabi on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 4:52 pm 

    Pastor chris oyakhilome i am only 17years old but i understand why you said that thing but ask the holy spirit first before you make comments in front of God’s people or i tell you that some men of God like me might call a curse upon you…if you repeat it……love you pastor chris.

  169. Kenneth motshabi on Wed, 11th Apr 2012 5:03 pm 

    People don’t make a big deal out of this becauz even apostle peter was once rebuked by apostle paul and as we are children of God we need not to make each other fall or stumble…..pastor chris i love your confessions keep on making those…m frm S.A

  170. 2pee on Wed, 18th Apr 2012 12:20 pm 

    Mathew 5:28

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