Jesus was seen by over 500 people, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11

Over 500 people at one time saw Jesus after His resurrection.

Over a period of 40 days up to the day Jesus went back Home He was seen by, and talked to a number of individuals.

Jesus said He would come back the same way He went to Heaven.

Look towards the bottom of the page for the 12 different recorded appearances of Jesus:

Background Reading:

The Resurrection of Jesus the Messiah

15:1 Now I’m making known to you, brothers, the gospel that I proclaimed to you, which you accepted, on which you have taken your stand, 2 and by which you are also being saved if you hold firmly to the message I proclaimed to you—unless, of course, your faith was worthless.

3 For I passed on to you the most important points that I received: The Messiah died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 he was buried, he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures—and is still alive!— 5 and he was seen by Cephas, and then by the Twelve. 6 After that, he was seen by more than 500 brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died. 7 Next he was seen by James, then by all the apostles, 8 and finally he was seen by me, as though I were born abnormally late.

9 For I am the least of the apostles and not even fit to be called an apostle because I persecuted God’s church. 10 But by God’s grace I am what I am, and his grace shown to me was not wasted. Instead, I worked harder than all the others—not I, of course, but God’s grace that was with me. 11 So, whether it was I or the others, this is what we preach, and this is what you believed.
1 Corinthians 15:1-11

More Information:

12 different recorded appearances of Jesus:
1st of 12 The appearance of Jesus to Mary Magdalene Sunday 17th or 21st of Nisan Matthew 28:1, Mark 16:9-11, John 20:11-18

2nd of 12 The appearance of Jesus to the other women, Matthew 28:1

3rd of 12 The appearance of Jesus to two disciples (Cleophas and another) on the road to Emmaus, Mark 16:12-13, Luke 24:13-32, John 24:33-35, 1 Corinthians 15:5

4th of 12 The news of the appearance of Jesus to Simon Peter, Luke 24:33-35, 1 Corinthians 15:5

5th of 12 The appearance to the astonished disciples (Thomas absent) with a commission, Mark 16:14, Luke 24:36-43, 1 Corinthians 15:5

6th of 12 The appearance of Jesus to the disciples the next Sunday night, John 20:26-31

7th of 12 The appearance of Jesus to seven disciples beside the Sea of Galilee, John 21:1-25

8th of 12 Jesus appears to the eleven disciples on a mountain in Galilee, Matthew 28:16-20, Mark 16:15-18

9th of 12 Jesus appears to about 500 hundred people on a mountain in Galilee, 1 Corinthians 15:6

10th of 12 Jesus appears to James his brother, 1 Corinthians 15:7, Galatians 1:9

11th of 12 Jesus appears to the disciples with another commission, Luke 24:44-49 & Acts 1:3-8

12th of 12 Jesus appears to the disciples with another commission, Luke 24:44-49 & Acts 1:3-8


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