In the name of God, I ______________, choose you, _____________
to be my wife/husband, to have to hold you, to honor and treasure you,
to be at your side in sorrow and in joy, and to cherish and love you forever and ever.
Religious Wedding Vows
Let us be grateful for the capacity to see, feel, hear, and understand.
Let us be grateful for this incredible gift of life.
Let us be especially grateful for the ties of love which bind us together,
giving dignity, meaning, worth and joy to all our days.
This is indeed a day which the Lord has made.
Let us rejoice in it and be glad, and let us count our many blessings.
_____, I take you to be my husband/wife, from this time onward; to join with you and to share all that is to come; to be your faithful husband/wife; to give and to receive; to speak and to listen; to inspire and to respond; a commitment made in love, kept in faith, and eternally made new.
I, _____, take you, ______, to be my wedded husband. With deepest joy I come into my new life with you. As you have pledged to me your life and love, so I too happily give you my life, and in confidence submit myself to your headship as to the Lord. As is the church in her relationship to Christ, so I will be to you. _____, I will live first unto our God and then unto you, loving you, obeying you, caring for you and ever seeking to please you. God has prepared me for you and so I will ever strengthen, help, comfort, and encourage you. Therefore, throughout life, no matter what may be ahead of us, I pledge to you my life as an obedient and faithful wife.
(Name), I love you. You are the one I want to spend the rest of my life with. By all that we hold sacred, I promise my faith and devotion to you. I take you to be my (husband/wife).
(Name), I am yours, and you are mine. I pledge my faith and devotion to you. Where you go, I will go, until one of us lay the other in the arms of the Lord.