Christian Marriage Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old christian marriage quotes, christian marriage sayings, and christian marriage proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Martin Luther

A good marriage is the union of two good forgivers.     

Ruth Bell Graham

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

Tonia Woolever

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

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

Myrtle Fillmore

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

John Stange

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

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

Thomas Adams

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

A good marriage isn't something you find; it's something you make.

Gary L. Thomas

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

Unfaithfulness in marriage is indicative of unfaithful hearts toward God.     

Adam Copenhaver

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

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

In Christian marriage, love is not an option. It is a duty.

R. C. Sproul

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

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

Fawn Weaver

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

William Shakespeare

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

Sharon Jaynes

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

Richard Massafra

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

Doug Larson

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

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

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

Debra Fileta

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

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

Randy Carlson

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

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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

Wayne A. Mack