30 Encouraging Life Verses For Marriage

The Bible is the best resource for marriage and life. The Bible explains and reveals how God created marriage and why He established it. So if we want to know how we, as wives, can live out our role in marriage, we need to look to God’s Holy Word.

These 30 Encouraging Life Verses for marriage would be great ones to memorize or put up on sticky notes around your house to encourage your heart toward your marriage. I compiled this list of 30 encouraging verses from my 30 day devotional, Wife After God! These are the verses I use to help guide wives through Biblical principles regarding marriage.

If these 30 Life verses for marriage encourage you be sure to go deeper with them in Wife After God. 

There is also a printable list of these verses at the bottom of this post! So you can print out the list and keep it close by you!

30 Encouraging Life Verses For Marriage

  1. The Purpose Of Marriage

So God created man in his own image in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” Genesis 1:27

  1. Marriage By Design

Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one     flesh.” This mystery is profound, and I am saying that it refers to Christ and the church. However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.” Ephesians 5:31-33

  1. The Need For Companionship

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”  Genesis 2:18-22

  1. Your Spouse Is a Gift

And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.” Genesis 2:22

  1. Transforming Love

For by a single offering he has perfected for all time those who are being sanctified.” Hebrews 10:14

  1. Ministry Of Reconciliation

Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.” 2 Corinthians 5:20

  1. Marriage Is To Make You Holy

But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.” Romans 6:22

  1. Confident Worthiness

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.” Proverbs 31:10

  1. The Good Wife

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9

  1. Perfect Posture

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!” Psalms 95:6

  1. Pure Joy

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:1-3

  1. The Armor Of God

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11

  1. Coated In Pride

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.” Proverbs 11:2

  1. Forgiveness

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you, but if you do not forgive others their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” Matthew 6:14-15

  1. Fear Not

…fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10

  1. A Submissive Heart

Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives,  when they see your respectful and pure conduct.” 1 Peter 3:1-2

  1. Wisdom Calls out

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” James 1:5

  1. Diamond In The Rough

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.” 2 Corinthians 4:6

  1. Who You Are Called To Be

…but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,  since it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15-16

  1. Prayer For You

Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” Colossians 4:2

  1. Prayer For Your Husband

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing,  give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

  1. Prayer For Your Marriage

…And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12

  1. Gifts Of The Spirit

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

  1. The Parts Of Marriage

If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.” 1 Corinthians 12:26-27

  1. Fruitfulness

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23

  1. Hiding From God

…And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.” Genesis 3:8-13

  1. Intimacy With God

My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food, and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips, when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; for you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.” Psalms 63:5-8

  1. Intimacy In Marriage

Do not deprive one another, except perhaps by agreement for a limited time, that you may devote yourselves to prayer; but then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.” 1 Corinthians 7:5

  1. The Unveiled Wife

But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:16-18

  1. Love Letter To Husband

The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.” Proverbs 31:11-12

 

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