Prayer For The Bride And Groom
May the love of God be above you to overshadow you, beneath you to uphold you, before you to guide you, behind you to protect you, close beside you and within you to make you able for all things, and to reward your faithfulness with the joy and peace which the world cannot give neither can it take away. Amen.
Father, you have made the bond of marriage a holy mystery, a symbol of Christ's love for his Church. Hear our prayer for groom and bride. With faith in you and in each other they pledge their love today. May their lives always bear witness to the reality of that love. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.
We thank You God for the love You have implanted in our hearts. May it always inspire us to be kind in our words, considerate of feelings, and concerned for each others needs and wishes. Heavenly Father, help groom and bride to be understanding and forgiving of human weaknesses and failings. Increase their faith and trust in You and may You guide their life and love. Bless this marriage with peace and happiness, and make their love beautiful for Your glory. Amen.
Heavenly Father, behold our family here, we thank you for this day, and for the love that unites us, for the peace given to us, for the joy we are experiencing, for the health, the work, the life, and the future we get to enjoy; for our friends and family that are rejoicing with us. Amen.
Most gracious God, we thank You, for consecrating the union of this man and this woman in Your Name. Pour out the abundance of Your blessing upon this couple. Defend them from every enemy, lead them into all peace, let their love for each other be a seal upon their hearts. Bless them in their work and in their companionship; in their sleeping and in their waking; in their joys and in their sorrows; in their life and in their marriage. Amen.
Hand in hand, we come before you Lord. As we step out in faith, we ask You to take this couple into Your hands. Help them, Lord, to keep firm in the commitments they are making. Guide them as they become a family, as they each change through the years. Strengthen their commitment to You and each other in Jesus name I pray. Amen.
Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for this beautiful day. You have fulfilled the desire of groom and brides hearts to be together in this life. We pray that your blessing will always rest upon groom & brides home; that Your joy, peace and contentment would dwell within them as they live together in unity, and that all who enter their home may experience the strength of your love.
Father, help them to follow and serve you with an ever growing commitment because of their union. Guide them into greater love and sacrifice as they care for each others needs, knowing you will care for them. May their devotion in marriage be a radiant reflection of your love for them. In the name of Jesus, our Savior, I pray. Amen.
Heavenly Father, grant I pray that (husband) and (wife) may have a true and understanding love for each other. Grant them both with faith and trust. Give them the grace to live with each other in peace and harmony. May they always bear with one another's weaknesses and grow from each others strengths.
Help them to forgive one another's failings, and grant them patience, kindness, cheerfulness and the spirit of placing the well-being of one another ahead of self. May the love that brought them together grow and mature with each passing year. Bring them both ever closer to You through their love for each other. Let their love grow to perfection. Amen.