QUIZ ANSWERS

1) In what form did the Holy Spirit come to Jesus' apostles?

The correct answer is:

Tongues of fire

Acts 2:3. Pentecost got its name because it was 50 days after Passover. 

2) What sound did the apostles hear just before the Holy Spirit came?

The correct answer is:

Rushing wind

Acts 2:1-2. In the original Greek New Testament, the words Pneúmatos Hagíou, literally "sacred wind", were used for the Holy Spirit.

3) What happened to Jesus' disciples when the Holy Spirit descended on them?

The correct answer is:

They began to speak in other tongues.

Acts 2:4. Jews from many different nations were in Jerusalem for the Feast of Pentecost. Miraculously, they each heard the apostles speaking in their own native language.


4) Who acted as spokesman for the apostles on that day?

The correct answer is:

Peter

Acts 2:14-36. The gift of the Holy Spirit marked a turning point for the apostles. In the seven weeks since Jesus' crucifixion they had spent much of their time in seclusion, fearful and confused. Once they received the Holy Spirit, they became bold, dynamic evangelists to the world.

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