Here are 50 memorable Christian wedding wishes and Bible verses for you to use in a card for a friend or family member.
#1 When you say, “I do,” your love for each other becomes a seal upon your hearts and a seal upon your arms, for love is strong as death, passion as fierce as the grave. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. Grow in love. Today. Tomorrow. Forever.
#2 You hold such a cherished place in my heart, and I am grateful to the Lord that you have found someone to love. I pray that the Lord’s favor will be upon your marriage and that he will give you both the wisdom and discernment to guard your beautiful gift of love. God bless you this day and the rest of your life.
#3 What a blessing it is to be here today to witness your wedding ceremony. So many people in our world today do not cherish the institution of marriage. I pray that God will bless your union in abundance because you stood up before him and entrusted your relationship into his hands. Congratulations and God bless you!
#4 I am sorry I am unable to be there for your special day. As you celebrate with those who love and cherish you, remember to praise the Lord for his faithfulness. I am praying that the Lord will give you a life full of his love and grace.
#5 Cry together, laugh often, pray unceasingly, and always be thankful. May you grow in love together all the days of your lives.
#6 Marriage is a lifelong journey. I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding so that you faithfully accompany one another in this amazing journey together. Congratulations, newlyweds!
#7 What a joyous occasion it is for me to see the two of you come together in matrimony. My heart rejoices in knowing that the two of you will be taking on life together. What a lovely couple you are! May the Lord richly bless your marriage!
#8 God has brought you together in love. From this moment on, may he guide you in his love through a lifetime of blessings, happiness, and joy.
#9 Being married means giving yourself to your spouse every day. Even when you don’t feel like you have much left to give, or even when it hurts. However, with all patience, humility, and gentleness, bear with one another in love. God is always with you.
#10 Much love to you both on your blessed day! May it be memorable and full of joy as you consecrate your love before the Lord. As you start your new life as man and wife, my prayer is that the Lord will keep you set apart for his glory. May his blessing be upon your marriage always.
#11 The Lord’s love is the anchor for our souls and binds us to a Holy God. I give praise to him for blessing the two of you with a strong bond. You are such a special couple, and I pray that his powerful love will keep your hearts bound together and grant you a blessed union. God bless you both!
#12 The Lord’s creation of marriage is a sacred union. Today as we witness your covenant before the Lord, I pray that your relationship will remain strong and true. God bless you as you go forth now as husband and wife.
#13 As you stand before God acknowledging your love and commitment for each other, take a moment to remember this day. In difficult times, this memory can be an anchor for your marriage as it reminds you of your love for each other. My prayer is that the Lord will give you the fortitude to remain steadfast in your commitment to love each other. Congratulations!
#14 Weddings are such a sacred event showcasing our relationship with Christ. Keeping him at the center of your marriage will ensure his direction and guidance. As you start your new life together, my prayer is that the closeness you share on this blessed day will extend into your fellowship as husband, wife, and Savior.
#15 This is not the peak of your love story. This is the beginning of your love story, united and bound in God’s love. Congratulations!
#16 Weddings are a time for friends and families to gather around the bride and groom and show how much they love them. I feel very privileged to be a part of your group of loved ones. The love we celebrate today is a beautiful gift from heaven, so I pray that our Lord’s love will fill your marriage.
#17 “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” Wishing you a lifetime of happiness together and a love that grows stronger with each passing moment.
#18 Scripture tells us that a cord with three strands does not break easily. My prayer is that you will make room for Christ as the third strand in your marriage. Christ will keep your relationship strong and help you through anything that may come your way. May his blessings fall upon your marriage like manna from heaven.
#19 “An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain.” You’ve received the best gift that comes from God. Enjoy a lifetime of blessed marriage.
#20 If you love one another, everyone will know that you belong to God. Let God’s love be reflected in your marriage.
#21 Having been a part of your lives for so long, it brings me great joy to be here today to participate in your wedding. It is a blessing to witness the love you share. May the Lord God abundantly grow your love for each other and cause your marriage to flourish under his guiding hand. Congratulations to you both!
#22 We gather here today to celebrate the love that you have for one another. His favor for both of you is evident because he has brought you together into this loving relationship. My prayer is that his blessings will fall upon your marriage as he walks with you through this life.
#23 May your marriage be a reflection of God’s love by endlessly giving yourself for one another, and selflessly loving and serving each other. Wishing you a blessed lifetime together.
#24 Love is not something you stumble into. Love needs a lot of effort because you need to give yourself endlessly to the one you love, and it becomes a labor of love. Congratulation on the celebration of your love!
#25 Love is not about feeling; it is a decision and a commitment. May you put love above all virtues, because love binds you two together in perfect unity. Congratulations on your nuptials.
#26 Husband and wife from this day forward. Marriage is such a beautiful plan by God in which to showcase the beauty of his creation. I pray that you will love each with a fearless love. As you walk through this journey called life, may you do so in a way that brings glory to our God.
#27 Congratulations on finding the one whom your soul loves; bone of your bones and flesh of your flesh; the companion you need; the one just right for you.
#28 In the first book of the Bible, we learned that God saw it was not good for man to be alone. As you start this new journey as husband and wife, I pray you will remember how blessed you are to walk this earth together. I pray the Lord will keep you set apart for the good works he has planned for you.
#29 Happy wedding day! It is a beautiful thing when I can witness two people in love consecrate themselves before the Lord. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this special moment. May his presence always be felt as you walk with him as husband and wife.
#30 The family who prays together stays together, and if they stay together, they will love one another as God has loved each one of them. And works of love are always works of peace. May your bond of love grow stronger in prayer.
#31 God loves you and he wants you to be happy. The key to a happy marriage is to love one another as God has loved you. You know what to do!
#32 Congratulations on your wedding! Many plans and details had to come together, and now the blessed day has arrived. May the diligence shown in your preparations for the wedding now be focused on your marriage. Let your heart always be grateful for what the Lord has given you. God bless you!
#33 “I hold you in my heart, for we have shared together God’s blessings.” May you look forward to many blessings and miracles God will bring into your united life in him.
#34 You are no longer two, but one. What God has joined together shall not be separated by men. May the love of God be the foundation of your marriage. Congratulations, newlyweds.
#35 May you always find joy in each other’s eyes, wisdom in each other’s lips, comfort in each other’s arms, kindness in each other’s hearts, and love in your shared life together.
#36 I feel that it is a great blessing to stand as a witness to the acknowledgment of your love before God Almighty. May this day be full of happiness and love. I am praying that your marriage will be an instrument in the Lord’s hands as you fulfill his will on this earth. God bless you both!
#37 The Lord, our God, has shown an extraordinary measure of favor to you both. True love is hard to find in our culture, so I praise him for leading you to each other. I am blessed to witness your special day and to pray for his continued blessing upon your new marriage.
#38 Every good and perfect thing comes from above. With this knowledge, one can only praise God for the beautiful love he has given the two of you. May you always walk in the presence of the Lord and enjoy a prosperous and blessed marriage.
#39 Marriage is about encouraging one another and building one another up. Praying for you to grow in faith, hope, and love as you grow in your relationship together.
#40 God’s first thought of mankind was that man should not be alone. I praise the Lord that the two of you have found each other. May you live long and happy lives together with Christ as the center of your marriage.
Best Bible Verses for Your Wedding Wishes
1 Corinthians 13:13
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
Song of Solomon 8:7
Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done in love.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him – a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
1 Corinthians 13:4-5
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful.
For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.
What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.