Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe.
It’s interesting that this is phrased in the same way as the Beatitudes (Sermon on the Mount). I’ve read that another translation of the line, Blessed are they …, would be … You are in the right place if you …
Nobody wants to believe in something without some evidence, some proof – nobody wants to be made a fool. But maybe if the thing to be believed in is a someone, then the chasm between doubt and faith is bridged by trust, hope and love – who hasn’t been a fool for love?
Although you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, for you are receiving the outcome of your faith, the salvation of your souls.– Peter