Wedding: Sample Scriptures

Really, you can’t go wrong. (Well…altar sacrifice verses might be a little weird.)

Genesis 2:18-24
Eve created and brought to Adam… “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.”

Psalm 121
“I lift up my eyes to the hills – where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord…”

Psalm 127
“Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”

Ecclesiastes 4:8-12
“Two are better than one…”

Matthew 19:4-6
Jesus restatement of Genesis 2:24 plus “So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no man separate.”

Romans 12:9-13
Guidelines for loving one another.

1 Corinthians 13
“Love is patient, love is kind…” The love chapter.

Ephesians 3:16-19
“I pray that…He may strengthen you with power…so that Christ may dwell in your hearts…that you may have power…to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ…”

Ephesians 5:18-33
Paul’s teaching on marriage. “Wives, submit to your husbands…Husbands, love your wives…”

Philippians 2:1-11
Assuming the humble attitude of Christ. “…make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. Do nothing out of selfish ambition…”

Colossians 3:12-14
Qualities of a Christ-centered relationship.

1 John 4:7-12, 18
Love one another…love comes from God…God is love…God’s love made complete in us…perfect love drives out fear.