There were at
least fifteen appearances of Christ after His resurrection.
Magdalene (Mark 16:9).
b. The women (Matt.
c. Simon Peter
d. The disciples on
the Emmaus Road (Luke 24:13-35).
disciples, Thomas absent (Luke 24:36-43; cf. Mark 16:14).
disciples including Thomas (John 20:26-29).
disciples at the sea of Tiberias (John 21:1-23).
h. More than
five hundred brethren (I Cor. 15:6).
James, our Lord’s half-brother (I Cor. 15:7).
eleven disciples on the mountain (Matt. 28:16-20).
k. Stephen (Acts
Paul on the road to Damascus (Acts 9:3-6).
m. Paul in the temple (Acts
n. Paul in
prison (Acts 23:11).
o. John on the isle
of Patmos (Rev.1:17, 18).
Why did Christ
rise from the dead?
a. He arose to
be the giver of resurrection life (John 11:25,26; Col. 3:1-4).
b. He arose to be the
source of resurrection power (Eph. 1:19-23).
c. He arose to
be the head of the church, His body (Eph. 1:22,23).
d. He arose to be the
firstfruits of them that slept (I Cor. 15:20-23; cf. I Thess. 4:14).