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Ceremony 1 ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Pastor: In the beginning days of creation, God was pleased with all He had created. Looking at Adam's solitude, however, God realized that humankind needs companionship, so woman came into existence. In the innocence of Eden, the marriage relationship began! God initiated this relationship because of our need for support, care, and love. Over the centuries, countless couples have searched >> More


Ceremony 2 ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
The Prologue
Pastor: Dear Friends, the greatest spiritual purpose of marriage is love. True love changes not only the world, but individual lives. We participate in marriage through the avenue of this love. We have come to witness the marriage of (Groom) and (Bride) who have experienced this love power.

Pastor: Who gives this woman in marriage?

Father: Her family because of >> More


For Older Couple, Who Have Been Married Previously ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
The Prologue
Pastor: God said, "It is not good that man should be alone; I will make a helpmeet for him" (Genesis 2:18 KJV). So from the beginning of human history man and woman have shared life together as helpers and companions. (Groom) and (Bride) are together because God wants them together. They have prayed and sought His will in this >> More


Ceremony 4 ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
The Prologue
Pastor: Dear Friends, today (Groom) and (Bride) have come to this moment with love in their heart. (Bride) and (Groom), you have been drawn together with an attraction that should continue throughout your life time. No longer will you be looking with separate visions for life but rather with one vision. You will retain your individuality, but you will >> More


Wedding With Communion ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Pastor: Welcome to the wedding of (Groom) and (Bride). They have discovered that the many--faceted dimensions of love include the spiritual dimension. Love's power can transform the world. Many times we find the level of love that is so emotional and social, but there is a loftier dimension. God is in the midst of this kind of love. He is >> More


Ceremony 6 ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Pastor: The world we live in changes constantly; governments rise and fall; institutions expand and falter. Marriage remains one of the stabilizing foundations in the world. It delivers joy and excitement in a desperately lonely world. When Adam was alone in the ancient garden, God knew that man needed someone with whom to develop a relationship, so Eve became the >> More


For Second Marriage With Children ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Pastor: Mr. and Mrs. (Groom's parents' name), Mr. and Mrs. (Bride's parents' name), friends, and witnesses, we have gathered here to celebrate the marriage of (Groom) and (Bride), who have fallen in love and willingly chosen this occasion to pledge publicly their vows to each other.

They have discovered their individual love has purpose and fulfillment in each other. Their desire >> More


Weddings Can Be Beautiful ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
The Christian envisions marriage as a God--given direction for life. Before a marriage takes place counseling is given by the minister to assist in molding, guiding, and supporting the couple in their new venture together.

Preparation of the ceremony becomes the final stage of the process. The following ceremonies are designed to provide models for the minister to choose from or >> More


Lighting The Unity Candle ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | 1 Corinthians 13 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Paul, the Apostle, once wrote a letter to his Christian friends in Corinth about the nature of true love. Hear his words as they are found in 1 Corinthians 13 (TEV):

Love is patient and kind; it is not jealous or conceited or proud; love is not ill--mannered or selfish or irritable; love does not keep a record of wrongs; love >> More


Growing A Marriage ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | Ephesians 3:14-19 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
(for an outdoor setting)

Hear these words about God's idea of love as it has been shown to us in Jesus Christ, and is described in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 3:14--19 (TEV):

For this reason I fall on my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its true name. I ask God from >> More


Beginning A New Climb ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | Ephesians 3:14-19 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
(for a marriage after divorce)

Hear these words of Scripture as they are found in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 3:14--19 (TEV):

For this reason I fall on my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its true name. I ask God from the wealth of his glory to give you power through his >> More


Rooted In Love ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | Ephesians 3: 14-19 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
(for a blended family)

Hear these words about God's idea of love as it has been shown to us in Jesus Christ, and is described in Paul's letter to the Ephesians, chapter 3:14--19 (TEV):

For this reason I fall on my knees before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth receives its true name. I ask God from >> More


Love - Gift Of God ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | 1 John 4:7-12 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
(for a couple with a baby)

Listen to these words of Scripture from the First Letter of John, chapter 4, verses 7--12 (TEV):

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Whoever loves is a child of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love. And God showed his love >> More


Garments Of Marriage ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | Colossians 3:12-14 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
(for a formal wedding)

Hear these words as they are found in Paul's letter to the Colossians, Chapter 3:12--14 (TEV):

You are the people of God; he loved you and chose you for [God's] own. So then, you must clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Be tolerant with one another and forgive one another whenever any one of you >> More


Faith, Hope, And Love ... from SermonStudio | Sermons | Wedding | 1 Corinthians 13 | from the book Wedding Sermons And Marriage Ceremonies | Derl G. Keefer |
Listen to these words of encouragement from Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians, chapter 13 (TEV):

Love is patient and kind; it is not jealous or conceited or proud; love is not ill--mannered or selfish or irritable; love does not keep a record of wrongs; love is not happy with evil, but is happy with the truth. Love never gives up; >> More

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