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Megan Daly

Megan Daly

Hello, Journey friends! My name is Megan Daly. I have been at Watermark for four years and serve as a community group coach for single women. I have been married to Joe Daly for almost four years, and we are the proud parents of a three-month-old little boy. I teach first and second grade students at Credo Christian School. Some of my favorite things include fall weather and pumpkins, enjoying God’s creation outside, and the sound of children’s laughter.

April 11, 2017

FINDING HOPE IN THE MIDST OF PAIN


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Psalm 69:1-18

Save Me, O God

To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. Of David.

69:1 Save me, O God!
For the waters have come up to my neck. [1]
I sink in deep mire,
where there is no foothold;
I have come into deep waters,
and the flood sweeps over me.
I am weary with my crying out;
my throat is parched.
My eyes grow dim
with waiting for my God.

More in number than the hairs of my head
are those who hate me without cause;
mighty are those who would destroy me,
those who attack me with lies.
What I did not steal
must I now restore?
O God, you know my folly;
the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you.

Let not those who hope in you be put to shame through me,
O Lord God of hosts;
let not those who seek you be brought to dishonor through me,
O God of Israel.
For it is for your sake that I have borne reproach,
that dishonor has covered my face.
I have become a stranger to my brothers,
an alien to my mother's sons.

For zeal for your house has consumed me,
and the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.
10 When I wept and humbled [2] my soul with fasting,
it became my reproach.
11 When I made sackcloth my clothing,
I became a byword to them.
12 I am the talk of those who sit in the gate,
and the drunkards make songs about me.

13 But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord.
At an acceptable time, O God,
in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness.
14 Deliver me
from sinking in the mire;
let me be delivered from my enemies
and from the deep waters.
15 Let not the flood sweep over me,
or the deep swallow me up,
or the pit close its mouth over me.

16 Answer me, O Lord, for your steadfast love is good;
according to your abundant mercy, turn to me.
17 Hide not your face from your servant;
for I am in distress; make haste to answer me.
18 Draw near to my soul, redeem me;
ransom me because of my enemies! (ESV)

Footnotes

[1] 69:1 Or waters threaten my life
[2] 69:10 Hebrew lacks and humbled

MEMORY VERSES

Psalm 121:8

The Lord will keep
your going out and your coming in
from this time forth and forevermore.