30 Bible Quotes About Marriage, Love, and Faith

My husband grew up very close to his family and his Christian faith. A successful marriage is one of the purest expressions of human love and union. When I came into this marriage, I wanted very much to respect his and his family’s faith. Naturally, I am of East Asian descent where Christianity is uncommon. When we started dating, before I met his family, I asked my husband to familiarized me with how faith influences his family’s expectations. The expectations for our relationship, our (eventual) marriage, and the duties of a faithful wife was what I wanted to understand. These are handpicked verses and beautiful bible quotes that resonated with my husband and me the most.

Bible Verses

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.

1 Corinthians 13:4-5

A truly good wife
is the most precious treasure
a man can find!
Her husband depends on her,
and she never
lets him down.
She is good to him
every day of her life

Proverbs 31:10-12

An excellent wife is the crown of her husband.

Proverbs 12:4

Stay faithful to one another in marriage.

Hebrews 13:4

Marriage should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for God will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.

Hebrews 13:4

Whoever finds a wife finds a good thing, and obtains favor of the LORD.

Proverbs 18:22

In their hearts, humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.

Proverbs 16:9

Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for those who love Him.

1 Corinthians 2:9

Let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

1 Corinthians 7:2

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

1 John 3:18

No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.

1 John 4:12

Likewise, you husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honor to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Peter 3:7

Finally, be you all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brothers, be pitiful, be courteous:

1 Peter 3:8

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

1 Thessalonians 5:11

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,

Colossians 3:18-19

When a man takes a new wife, he shall not go out with the army nor be charged with any duty; he shall be free at home one year and shall give happiness to his wife whom he has taken.

Deuteronomy 24:5

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. Also, if two lie down together, they will keep warm. But how can one keep warm alone?

Ecclesiastes 4:9

With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love;

Ephesians 4:2

As a prisoner in the Lord, then, I urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling you have received: with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, and with diligence to preserve the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.

Ephesians 4:2-3

Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.

Ephesians 5:22-23

You shall not commit adultery.

Exodus 20:14

God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply!

Genesis 1:28

Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.

Mark 10:9

Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man. The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken out of man.” That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh

Genesis 2:22-24

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Hebrews 11:1

And I will betroth you to me forever. I will betroth you to me in righteousness and in justice, in steadfast love and in mercy.

Hosea 2:19

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29:11

Love yesterday, today and forever.

Jeremiah 31:3

My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.

John 15:12

Have not I commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be you dismayed: for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

Joshua 1:9

And they two shall be one flesh: so then they are no more two, but one flesh.

Mark 10:8

Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure.

Philippians 2:12-13

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

Romans 13:8

Then they can urge the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled and pure, to be busy at home, to be kind, and to be subject to their husbands, so that no one will malign the word of God.

Titus 2:4-5

Misc. Quotes

Enjoy every single moment. The good, the bad, the beautiful, the ugly, the inspiring, the not-so-glamorous moments. And thank God through it all.

Meghan Matt

At the end of the day, marriage is not about making sure you get all you want or think you deserve, it’s about making sure you are giving all that Christ has given you.

Ngina Otiende

The powerful men in my life have always believed in me: my husband, my son.

Judy Collins

Remember to treat your spouse the way Christ expects, not the way they deserve.


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