Christian Marriage Sayings and Quotes

A Christian marriage is not only a union between two people, but faith as well. Both parties strive to put God first instead of themselves, and practice unconditional love which lasts long after notions of romantic love have faded. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about Christian marriage.


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

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

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

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

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

Martin Luther

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

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

Unfaithfulness in marriage is indicative of unfaithful hearts toward God.     

Adam Copenhaver

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

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

William Shakespeare

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

Richard Massafra

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

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

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

Wayne A. Mack

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

Martin Luther

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

Marquis Clarke

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

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

Gary L. Thomas

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

Fawn Weaver

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

Sharon Jaynes

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

Doug Larson

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

Debra Fileta

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

Randy Carlson

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

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

Zig Ziglar