We all live in the hustle and bustle of our work… And I admit that my plate has been full as well. (Laughter.) The inbox keeps on accumulating. (Laughter.)
And we’re reminded that in that moment, he took on the sins of the world – past, present and future – and he extended to us that unfathomable gift of grace and salvation through his death and resurrection.
This magnificent grace, this expansive grace, this ‘Amazing Grace’ calls me to reflect. And it calls me to pray. It calls me to ask God for forgiveness for the times that I’ve not shown grace to others, those times that I’ve fallen short. It calls me to praise God for the gift of the son — his Son and our Saviour.
President Obama, April 19, 2011