In my humble opinion, when accepting christianity into your life, it is much harder to accept it from the intellectual side, than the moral side. The reasoning being very simple actually.
Unfortunately for most of us, we were raised to believe in what you can see, feel, or touch. That is just the nature of our society, in this day and time.
Was it wrong to be raised in such a manner? That my friends will be a subject for debate, for many generations to come, I would imagine. Whether it was the proper course of action is the very crux, of our dillema, here in the twenty first century!
Everything that we were taught, or see, or think we know, has to have a tangible result, and that is the problem when we talk about Christianity in this day and age.
Christianity or religion in any form, regardless of which paticular order we may be referring to. Has to approached with the one concrete precept in mind that is the basic foundation of any religion. And that my friends, is Faith!
This is why it is so hard to accept Christianity
intellectually! Because it deals with matters of faith, and as we all know, faith is entangible!
It cannot be seen, felt, or touched in any way! At least, not on the outside, and the outside of someone, or the reality with which we deal with everyday, is all that we are able to deal with in our modern, materialistic society.
That my good friends, is why it is nearly impossible for humankind of this modern day and age, to accept Christianity unquestionably into their life's!
On the other hand. The moral acceptance of Christianity is not nearly as complex an issue to deal with. The reasoning is very simple. We are taught from a very young age about the values of right and wrong! How someone is supposed to be treated. How we as a society, are supposed to act in any given situation. What is appropriate behavior, in what place, or what time.
These action's are ingrained in our minds from very early on in our life's. In other words, we are taught the value of responsible morality from the very beginning, and for most of us, these teachings last our lifetime!
So in conclusion of this article. It is this writer's personal opinion that when it comes to Christianity, the intellectual acceptance of something as intangible as Faith and Religion, is by far the hardest part of being a Christian!
I've tried to write this article in as plain a wording as I could. Because I didn't want the content to be lost in translation. I'm sure we all can understand, how that sometimes happens, and this article was too important, for me to allow that to occur.