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101+ Best Christian Marriage Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Christians believe that marriage is a gift from God, one that should not be taken for granted. Inspirational Christian marriage quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Christian Marriage Quotes

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. – Martin Luther

Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love. – Billy Graham

The happiness of married life depends upon making small sacrifices with readiness and cheerfulness. – John Selden

A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Ruth Bell Graham

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In sharp contrast with our culture, the Bible teaches that the essence of marriage is a sacrificial commitment to the good of the other. That means that love is more fundamentally action than emotion. – Tim Keller

Christians need to identify the thief of their peace, joy and fulfillment, in life and especially in their most important relationship, marriage. – Tonia Woolever

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers a multitude of sins. – 1 Peter 4:8 (NIV)

We are here to love. Not much else matters. – Francis Chan

When I have learned to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. – C. S. Lewis

God created marriage. No government subcommittee envisioned it. No social organization developed it. Marriage was conceived and born in the mind of God. – Max Lucado

What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. – Myrtle Fillmore

Like a soft, deep layer of mulch, transparency in your marriage will keep most weed seeds dormant and unable to sprout. – Barbara Rainey

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Have a good and godly marriage that shows the world Christ’s love through how you sacrificially love and serve one another. – John Stange

Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. – Ecclesiastes 4:12 (NIV)

Christian marriage is marked by discipline and self-denial. Christianity does not therefore depreciate marriage, it sanctifies it. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Many conflicts in a marriage result from living to please self instead of living to please the Lord. These conflicts can be resolved and are actually opportunities for spiritual growth when dealt with in a biblical manner. – John C. Broger

As God by creation made two of one, so again by marriage He made one of two. – Thomas Adams

Marriage is sharing your life with your best friend, enjoying the journey along the way, and arriving at every destination together. – Fawn Weaver

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side. – Zig Ziglar

There is no greater happiness for a man than approaching a door at the end of a day knowing someone on the other side of that door is waiting for the sound of his footsteps. – Ronald Reagan

The man who sanctifies his wife understands that this is his divinely ordained responsibility… Is my wife more like Christ because she is married to me? Or is she like Christ in spite of me? Has she shrunk from His likeness because of me? Do I sanctify her or hold her back? Is she a better woman because she is married to me? – R. Kent Hughes

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A good marriage isn’t something you find; it’s something you make and you have to keep on making it. – Gary Thomas

In God there is no hunger that needs to be filled, only plenteousness that desires to give. – C.S. Lewis

A good marriage isn’t something you find; it’s something you make. – Gary L. Thomas

A marriage cannot survive when we think only of ourselves. We need to recognize that to love someone is a choice, not a feeling. – Christin Slade

There is no more lovely, friendly or charming relationship, communion or company, than a good marriage. – Martin Luther

When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. – C. S. Lewis

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. – Ephesians 4:2 (NIV) Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. – Ephesians 4:2 (NIV)

Unfaithfulness in marriage is indicative of unfaithful hearts toward God. – Adam Copenhaver

Oh darling, let’s be adventurers! – Unknown

We [should not] make the mistake of thinking that marriage will provide the ultimate satisfaction for which we all hunger. To assume so would be to be guilty of blasphemy. Only God satisfies the hungry heart. Marriage is but one of the channels He uses to enable us to taste how deeply satisfying His thirst-quenching grace can be. – Sinclair B. Ferguson

Marriage is such a beautiful relationship and a gift from God. It’s God’s design, created between a man and a woman. – Whitney Meade

A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Ruth Bell Graham

Love means loving the unlovable—or it is no virtue at all. – G.K. Chesterton

Only when marriage and family exist for God’s glory and not to serve as replacement idols are we able to truly love and be loved. Remember, neither your child nor your husband (or wife) should be who you worship, but instead who you worship with. – Mark Driscoll

Staying married, therefore, is not mainly about staying in love. It is about keeping covenant. “Till death do us part” or “As long as we both shall live” is a sacred covenant promise—the same kind Jesus made with His bride when He died for her. – John Piper

A man doesn’t own his marriage; he is only the steward of his wife’s love. – Ed Cole

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

A good wife is heaven’s last, best gift to man,—his gem of many virtues, his casket of jewels; her voice is sweet music, her smiles his brightest day, her kiss the guardian of his innocence, her arms the pale of his safety, her industry his surest wealth, her economy his safest steward, her lips his faithful counsellors, her bosom the softest pillow of his cares. – Jeremy Taylor

In Christian marriage, love is not an option. It is a duty. – R. C. Sproul

God’s Word is the perfect guidebook for marriage, and those who live by His Word will reap the blessings that obedience brings. – Darlene Schacht

Oh I know it well, love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. – Hillary Clinton

Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. – Colossians

Every happily married person I interviewed on my trip was grateful for his or her spouse, thanking God daily for one another. – Fawn Weaver

As a wife, I choose to honor my husband, not because I am weak, but because I am strong. – Fierce Marriage

When a man and a woman give themselves to each other in an act of marital love, they can know the love of Christ as no one else can know it. – J. Vernon McGee

God, the best maker of all marriages, Combine your hearts into one. – William Shakespeare

It often happens that when couples give their relationship to God straightened out, their relationships with one another begin to straighten out as well. – Wayne Mack

Marriage is a mosaic you build with your spouse. Millions of tiny moments that make up your love story. – Jennifer Smith

Since the marriage relationship is to reflect the relationship between Jesus Christ and His Church, it is imperative that biblical submission and love be practiced in all of its aspects between husband and wife. – John C. Broger

inspirational christian marriage quotes

If you are married, I encourage you to pray for your marriage. – Sharon Jaynes

Your marriage is the gospel you are preaching to your children. – Matthew L. Jacobson

To make a marriage work, the big three are: Change. Forgiveness. Surrendering to God and being filled with the Holy Spirit. – Richard Massafra

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless. – G.K. Chesterton

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. – Doug Larson

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. – John 15:12

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. – Aesop

Christian marriage is that sacrament which builds up the community of the Church and of society. Marriage has been inscribed in creation’s design by God, and, by his grace, countless Christian men and women have lived married life fully. – Pope Francis

Listen with the intent to understand, not the intent to reply. – Stephen Covey

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. – Theodore Hesburgh

Love is not something you feel. It is something you do. – David Wilkerson

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. – Joseph Barth

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. – Noah Calhoun

A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers. – Ruth Bell Graham

I want my life and my marriage to look less like the world and more like Christ. – Marquis Clarke

Healthy people will marry healthy people because you will always end up with the person whom you believe you deserve. – Debra Fileta

What you are facing is intended to strengthen your marriage, not destroy it. – Jackie Bledsoe

Marriage is about putting away selfishness and taking on the concept of teamwork. – Jim George

Fix your eyes on Jesus and the plans he has for your life. Look ahead, and run after him with all your heart. Then look around. Whoever has kept up with you, marry that person. – Debra Fileta

Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good. – Romans 12:9

If say 90% of Christian marriages were intact, people would be writing about it. – Randy Carlson

He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord. – Proverbs

If you are going to prove anything, don’t let anybody know it. – Dale Carnegie

No matter how many rules we make for ourselves, rules don’t create godly relationships. Only leaning on our faithful Father and longing to please Him with everything we do will set the stage for a beautiful romance! – Eric Ludy

My husband is one of my greatest blessings from God. His love is a gift that I open everyday. – Darlene Schacht

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

It’s not the love that sustains the promise, it’s the promise that sustains the love. – Jefferson Bethke

Remember you can only be influential if you accept influence. – John Gottman

God has set the type of marriage e verywhere throughout the creation. Every creature seeks its perfection in another. The very heavens and earth picture it to us. – Martin Luther

To know him fully, to love him unconditionally, to respect him always, to forgive him often, to embrace him closely, this is the gift of marriage.” – Jennifer Smith

No one needs a smile as much as someone who doesn’t have one left to give. – Anonymous

Scripture says, in all labor there is profit and nowhere is this more true than in the marriage relationship. – Wayne A. MackText

A happy marriage looks to the future, not the past. – Dale Partridge

There is no more lovely, friendly and charming relationship, communion or company than a good marriage. – Martin Luther

What therefore God has joined together, let no man separate. – Mark 10:9

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave. – Martin Luther

God created marriage. No government subcommittee envisioned it. No social organization developed it. Marriage was conceived and born in the mind of God. – Max Lucado

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. – Albert Schweitzer

More marriages might survive if the partners realized that sometimes the better comes after the worse. – Doug Larson

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. – Mignon McLaughlin

Happily ever after is not a fairy tale. It’s a choice. – Fawn Weaver

To find someone who will love you for no reason, and to shower that person with reasons, that is the ultimate happiness. – Robert Brault

Men, you’ll never be a good groom to your wife unless you’re first a good bride to Jesus. – Tim Keller

To encounter Christ is to touch reality and experience transcendence. He gives us a sense of self-worth or personal significance, because He assures us of God’s love for us. He sets us free from guilt because He died for us and from paralyzing fear because He reigns. He gives meaning to marriage and home, work and leisure, personhood and citizenship. – John Robert Walmsley Stott

Sexual expression within a marriage is not an option or an extra. It is certainly not, as it has sometimes been considered, a necessary evil in which spiritual Christians engage only to procreate children. It is far more than a physical act. God created it to be the expression an experience of love on the deepest human level and to be a beautiful and powerful bond between husband and wife. – John MacArthur

Couples often live out years of falsehood trying to protect and save a relationship, all the while destroying any chance of real relationship. – Henry Cloud

Jesus’ teaching in general [implies] that happy and fulfilling sexual relations in marriage depend on each partner aiming to give satisfaction to the other. If it is the joy of each to make the other happy, a hundred problems will be solved before they happen. – John Piper

When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. – C.S. Lewis

God intends and expects marriage to be a lifetime commitment between a man and a woman, based on the principles of biblical love. The relationship between Jesus Christ and His church is the supreme example of the committed love that a husband and wife are to follow in their relationship with each other. – John C. Broger

Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side. – Zig Ziglar

A married person does not live in isolation. He or she has made a promise, a pledge, a vow, to another person. Until that vow is fulfilled and the promise is kept, the individual is in debt to his marriage partner. That is what he owes. “You owe it to yourself” is not a valid excuse for breaking a marriage vow but a creed of selfishness. – R.C. Sproul

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