25 of My Favorite Quotes and Bible Verses on Love, Marriage, and Relationships

1.”Don’t let doubt convince you that your marriage is not worth fighting for.” – Jennifer Smith, Unveiled Wife

2. “Love is invincible facing danger and death. Passion laughs at the terrors of hell. The fire of love stops at nothing – it sweeps everything before it. Flood water can’t drown love, torrents of rain can’t put it out.” Song of Solomon 8:6-7

3. “I pray for them to be all joined together as one even as you and I, Father, are joined together as one. I pray for them to become one with us so that the world may recognize that you sent me. For the very glory you have given to me, I have given to them. So that they will be joined together as one and experience the same unity that we enjoy. You live fully in me and now I live fully in them so that they will experience perfect unity, and the world will be convinced that you have sent me, for they will see that you love each one of them with the same passionate love that you have for me.” – John 17:21-23

4. “In short, the secret is not simply the fact of marriage, per se. It is the message that what husbands should do for their wives is what Jesus did to bring us into union with himself. And what was that? Jesus gave himself up for us.” – Timothy Keller

5. “Marriage is not simply the luck of the draw, or something that we get involved in which just unfolds before us like a long movie. Good marriage, like good individual lives or good art, are conscious creations. They are made.” – Kevin and Marilyn Ryan

6. “Don’t marry the person you fall in love with. A fall is an accident, not an act of your will. If you fall, the chances are you can fall again with someone else. Grow in love because you’ve done on accident will need to be done on purpose. A great marriage is never an accident. It’s a convenential choice that two people make with each other for life.” – Kris Vollaton

7. “Above all, constantly echo God’s intense love for one another, for love will be a canopy over a multitude of sins.” – 1 Peter 4:8

8. “In a respectful relationship, each person understands, “I am responsible to know what is going on inside me and communicate it to you. I do not expect you to know it, nor will I allow you to assume that yo know it. And I will not make assumptions about what is going on inside of you.”” – Danny Silk

9. “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” – Ruth Bell Graham

10. “So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It’s your basic, all-purpose garment. Never be without it.” – Colossians 3:12-14

11. “As a wife, I choose to honor my husband, not because I am weak but because I am strong.” – Fierce Marriage

12. “Let the peace of Christ keep you in tune with each other, in step with each other. None of this going off and doing your own thing. And cultivate thankfulness . Let the Word of Christ – the Message – have the run of the house. Give it plenty of room in your lives. Instruct and direct one another using good common sense.” Colossians 3:15-17

13. “The goal in marriage is not, “I fight my way and it’s all about me but that I help you find your way and you help me find my way. You live for me and I live for you.”” – Kris Vollaton

14. “Complaining proves nothing but that you can hear the voice of the devil.” – Bill Johnson

15. “Couples that thrive and do well are those whose relationship is based on a solid, deep, and abiding friendship. Start with cultivating a friendship first.” – John Gottman

16. “So this is my command: Love each other deeply, as much as I have loved you.” John 15:12

17. “So there you have it. What God has joined together, no man has the right to split apart.” – Mark 10:9

18. “The gospel can fill our hearts with God’s love so that you can handle it when your spouse fails to love you as he or she should. That frees us to see our spouse’s sins and flaws to the bottom – and speak of them – and yet still love and accept our spouse fully.” – Timothy Keller

19. “There is an eternity so we should not only aim to have a great marriage here but to have a great marriage in light of eternity.. Don’t just focus on the stuff that is temporary.” – Francis Chan

20. “It’s better to have a partner than go it alone. Share the work, share the wealth. And if one falls down, the other helps, but if there’s no one to help, tough! Two in a bed warm each other. Alone, you shiver all night.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

21. “Stay missional even if that means denying yourself sometimes. The selfishness is going to be there but you’ll feel so much better at the end of the day if you do what God tells you to do.” – Francis Chan

22. “Love from the center of who you are; don’t fake it. Run for dear life from evil. Hold on for dear life to good. BE good friends who love deeply; practice playing second fiddle.

23. “It’s about giving up control and trusting God.” Mark Comer

24.b”Marriage is not a place to stand up for your rights. It’s a place to serve the other.” – Unknown

25. “Watch the way you talk. Let nothing foul or dirty come out of our mouth. Say only what helps, each word a gift.” – Ephesians 4:29

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