Illustration: Lost

Chester Harding was painting Daniel Boone's portrait in 1820, when Boone was nearly 86 years old. Harding asked Boone if he had ever been lost during his travels. Boone replied, "No, I can't say as ever I was lost, but I was bewildered once for three days."

Even Christians can be much like Daniel Boone. We can be saved and covered by God's grace, but we can also be "mightily bewildered" sometimes by circumstances and tribulation in our lives. We must look to the source of our salvation for direction. When we do, we can overcome the obstacles that hold us back in our relationship with the Creator. (Keith Todd, SermonFodder.com)