Every year Google releases the stats on the top searches for the past year in Australia. In 2014 a surprising question topped the Australian “who is” searches: “who is Jesus?” In 2014, the person most Australians wanted to know who they were was Jesus. Billions of people around the world claim to follow him, but who is he?
People have lots of different ideas. Some people think that Jesus never even existed. Others can accept that he lived but that he was just an ordinary guy. Others think that Jesus is a fabrication of the early Christians and they spend their lifetime searching for the ‘historical Jesus’. Still others that he was a kind of delusional madman who claimed to be God.
We asked our friends and people around Launceston who they think Jesus is. We looked at some of the top responses and saw what the Bible had to say about who Jesus is: