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    Harper's Bible Dictionary: "From 1 Cor. 15:3-8 we learn that faith in the resurrection was based not on the empty tomb, which Paul does not mention, but on the appearances of the Lord. The word used for 'appeared' is the same Greek word used elsewhere for visionary experiences. We may today characterize these experiences as revelatory disclosures from the transcendent realm. No distinction was drawn between the resurrection and ascension. The appearances are manifestations of the resurrected and already ascended Christ from heaven.". [-ed] (qq 42:4)
    For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; (1co 15:3)
    And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: (1co 15:4)
    And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: (1co 15:5)
    After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. (1co 15:6)
    After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. (1co 15:7)
    And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. (1co 15:8)
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