Making the decision to get married requires commitment from both parties. Before taking the plunge to get engaged, you may want to review the following words of the Gospel to ensure you will go forth and enjoy a healthy, holy marriage. Here are some of the best Bible verses for engaged couples.
“And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.” | Matthew 19:9
“Be completely humble and gentle; Be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.” | Ephesians 4:2-3
“But you say, “Why does he not?” Because the LORD was witness between you and the wife of your youth, to whom you have been faithless, though she is your companion and your wife by covenant. Did he not make them one, with a portion of the Spirit in their union? And what was the one Godseeking? Godly offspring. So guard yourselves in your spirit, and let none of you be faithless to the wife of your youth.” | Malachi 2:14-15
“complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.” | Philippians 2:2
“Do not say, “I will do to him as he has done to me; I will pay the man back for what he has done.” | Proverbs 24:29
“Enjoy life with the wife whom you love, all the days of your vain life that he has given you under the sun, because that is your portion in life and in your toil at which you toil under the sun. ” | Ecclesiastes 9:9
“Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery, and he who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery.” | Luke 16:18
“Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.” | 1 Corinthians 6:18
“For I know the plans I have for you, ‘Declare The Lord,’ plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” | Jeremiah 29:11
“Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart” | 1 Peter 1:22
“Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,” | Ephesians 5:25
“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” | Ephesians 4:1-3
“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” | Ephesians 4:31-32
“Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous.” | Hebrews 13:4
“Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.” | 1 Peter 3:7
“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 3:12-14
“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” | Genesis 1:26-28
“Then the LORD God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.” | Genesis 2:18
“Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.” | Matthew 19:5-6
“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.” This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church.” | Ephesians 5:31-32
“When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be liable for any other public duty. He shall be free at home one year to be happy with his wife whom he has taken…” | Deuteronomy 24:5
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