I, ______, take you _____ to be my wife, be­fore God who brought us to­geth­er; to love and cher­ish you even as Christ loved the Church and gave Him­self for it, to lead you and share all of life’s ex­pe­ri­ences with you by fol­low­ing God through them. That through His grace, ____, we might grow to­geth­er in­to the like­ness of Je­sus Christ, our Sav­ior and Lord.