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Personalised Wedding Vows
05/05/2008 - By Bride in the City

A beautiful collection of wedding vows perfect to be personalised with your names on your special day.


VARIATION 1
I, [name], promise to love, honor, and cherish you forever. I promise to always stand by your side through the good and the bad times. I promise to be faithful and loving. I promise to be the most compassionate wife through sickness, in health, and the sad times. I promise to give you all of my heart. I promise to be your partner and best friend. And, I promise to love you with all my heart and soul for eternity. Please accept this ring as a symbol of our love and friendship. I love you, [name].


VARIATION 2
GROOM
(Name), as we stand before both God and man making public our commitment to one another, I wish to make it known that I recognize God's authority over my life, which is exercised from His loving heart. He has chosen me to be one of His own, and has since been my life. I recognize also that He has blessed me, and entrusted to me your life as an unearned gift. In recognition of these things, I, (Name), take you, (Name), to be my wife. I purpose to love you with His love, to provide for your needs through His enablement, and to lead you as He leads me, as long as He gives me life, regardless of circumstances. (Name), I look forward to establishing a home where Christ is glorified. Toward that end I promise to allow God to use you in my life as He sees best in building me into His person. I thank Him for your love and friendship.

BRIDE
I (Name), take you, (Name), to be my husband. With the greatest joy I come into my new life with you. Today I am reminded of James l:17 which says, "Every good thing bestowed and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow." Besides the gift of salvation, you are the most precious gift God has given me. I know that along with the new joys God has given me, I face new responsibilities that I cannot fulfill in my own strength. But by God's grace and power working within me, I desire to be trustworthy as your wife, to serve and love you in all circumstances, to obey you, to allow God to use you to build His qualities in me, as long as God give us life on this earth. I praise God continually for you, (Name), and for your love and friendship.


VARIATION 3
From this day on, I choose you, my beloved (Name), to be my (husband/wife). To live with you and laugh with you; to stand by your side, and sleep in your arms; to be joy to your heart, and food for your soul; to bring out the best in you always, and, for you, to be the most that I can. I promise to laugh with you in good times, to struggle with you in bad; to solace you when you are downhearted; to wipe your tears with my hands; to comfort you with my body; to mirror you with my soul; to share with you all my riches and honors; to play with you as much as I can until we grow old; and, still loving each other sweetly and gladly, our lives shall come to an end.


VARIATION 4
I (name), choose you (name) as my best friend, my love for life. I promise you my deepest love, my fullest devotion, my tenderest care, through the pressures of the present and the uncertainties of the future, I promise to be faithful to you. I promise to love you, to commit to you, and support you. I pledge to respect your unique talents and abilities, to lend you strength for all of your dreams. You have shown me what love feels like and for that I thank you. You are everything I need and at this moment I know all of my prayers have been answered and that all of my dreams have come true. I praise God for you (name); for all of your love and constant friendship. I know that our love is heaven sent and I promise to be here for ever and always. From this day forward, you shall not walk alone. My heart will be your shelter and my arms will be your home. As I have given you my hand to hold, I give you my life to keep.


VARIATION 5
(Name), you have filled my world with meaning. You have made me so happy and more fulfilled as a person. Thank you for taking me as I am; loving me, and welcoming me into your heart. I promise to always love you, respect you as an individual, and to be faithful to you forever. Today I choose you to be my partner, and commit myself to you for the rest of my life.


VARIATION 6
Here we stand before witnesses, to make vows this day,
Love, honor, cherish, until death, do they say.
This is my pledge, my promise, my creed,
These faith-given words, that I will now read.

For you, all my love, both body and soul
Itís what brought us together, itís what makes us whole.
With our faith in the Church, we will walk with the Lord,
My life for yours, our destiny to unfold.

Honoring you is a task well received
For respect and commitment is something we need.
I will always respect you, on this long road ahead,
I commit my life to you, My love whom I wed.

One cherishes a treasure, something dear to the heart,
I will cherish your love, and always impart,
My thoughts and concerns, remain open, sincere,
Through good times and bad, every day of the year.

Until Death is a theme that is best left unsaid
For death has no place with the woman I wed.
But Eternal life, states our faith in the Son,
Means that even in death, we will always be one.

This ring that I give you is my promise of love,
Of our future together, with the Lord God above.
I take you as my wife, let true witness bear,
With this ring I wed, your life in my care.


VARIATION 7
What can I say to you that I havenít already said,
What can I give you that I havenít already given,
Is there anything of me that isnít yours already,
My body, my mind, my heart, even my soul,
Everything that is me belonged to you long before this,
And it shall be yours long after this,
I will follow you anywhere and everywhere you lead,
Hand in hand and heart in heart.


VARIATION 8
I accept you to be my husband, secure in knowledge that you will be my friend,
my faithful partner in life, and my one true love.
On this special day, I give to you in the presence of all those in attendance
my promise to stay by your sidea as your wife
in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow,
as well as through good times and bad.
I promise to love you and comfort you in times of distress...
laugh with you and cry with you, grow with you in mind,
always be open and honest with you, and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.


VARIATION 9
I, (name), take you, (name), to be my wife. I will cherish our friendship and love you today, tomorrow and forever. I will trust you and honor you. I will love you faithfully through the best and the worst. Whatever may come, I will always be there. I come into this union letting go of my deepest fears and embracing all my faith and if I doubt I will remember this time and why we came together this day. As I have given you my hands to hold, so I give you my life to keep, so help me God.

I, (name), take you, (name), to be my husband. I will cherish our friendship and love you today, tomorrow and forever. I will trust you and honor you. I will love you faithfully through the best and the worst. Whatever may come, I will always be there. I come into this union letting go of my deepest fears and embracing all my faith and if I doubt I will remember this time and why we came together this day. As I have given you my hands to hold, so I give you my life to keep, so help me God.


VARIATION 10
My beloved,
romance may fade, but true love endures.
I choose to truly love you,
with kindness, faithfulness, and respect,
through every circumstance that life may bring.

Because you are the treasure of my heart,
it will be my joy to support, encourage, comfort, and defend you
as we together face the coming days of sorrow and joy,
sickness and health, poverty and wealth.

When I have been wronged, I will forgive.
When I do wrong, I will confess with contrition.
When conflict dims our days,
I will exercise the patience of true love
and seek the light of wise counsel.

Most of all, I will rejoice and thank the Lord
for completing me with the gift of you.
And through His infinite grace,
I know that no matter what may come,
I will remain by your side with enduring devotion and fidelity
for as long as He allows us to share this earthly life.

This is my solemn vow because,
in you, I have found the one my soul loves.
May the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit guide us
and bless us each day from this moment forward.


VARIATION 11
I prayed to God for a companion who could understand me and accept me as I am and for a special friend who would share laughter and tears - and he sent you.
________, I promise to love you with all my heart, mind and strength. I promise to be faithful, now and forever. I also promise to respect your children and treat them as if they were my own. I gladly accept the obligations that go along with this pledge. I care for your children and want them to be a part of my life.

With continued love, friendship, trust and communication, I, ________, take joy today in committing my life to yours. ________, when you need me I will be there and when your strength fails you, may mine always be there for you. Side by side, step by step, may our great journey together begin, here now from this day forward.


VARIATION 12
(Bride's Name), is it true that you come of your own free will and accord?

[BRIDE]
Yes, it is true.

[OFFICIANT]
With whom do you come and whose blessings accompany you?


[DAD]
She comes with me, her father, and is accompanied by all of her family's blessings.

[OFFICIANT]
Please join hands with your betrothed and listen to that which I am about to say. Above you are the stars, below you are the stones, as time doth pass, remember...
Like a stone should your love be firm, like a star should your love be constant. Let the powers of the mind and of the intellect guide you in your marriage, let the strength of your wills bind you together, let the power of love and desire make you happy, and the strength of your dedication make you inseparable. Be close, but not too close. Possess one another, yet be understanding. Have patience with one another, for storms will come, but they will pass quickly. Be free in giving affection and warmth. Have no fear, for God is with you always.

[OFFICIANT]
(Groom's Name), I have not the right to bind thee to (Bride's Name), only you have this right. If it be your wish, say so at this time and place your ring in her hand.


[GROOM]
It is my wish.

[OFFICIANT]
(Bride's Name), if it be your wish for (Groom's Name) to be bound to you, place the ring on his finger. (Bride's Name),I have not the right to bind thee to (Groom's Name) only you have this right. If it be your wish, say so at this time and place your ring in his hand.


[BRIDE]
It is my wish.

[OFFICIANT]
(Groom's Name), if it be your wish for (Bride's Name) to be bound to you, place the ring on her finger.
Groomís Vows -

[OFFICIANT] (to Groom)
(Groom's Name), repeat after me:
I, (Groom's Full Name), in the name of the spirit of God that resides within us all, By the life that courses within my blood and the love that resides within my heart, I take thee (Bride's Name) to my hand, my heart, and my spirit, to be my chosen one. To desire thee and be desired by thee, to possess thee, and be possessed by thee. I promise to love thee wholly and completely without restraint,In sickness and in health, in plenty and in poverty, in life and beyond, where we shall meet, remember, and love again.

Brideís Vows -
[OFFICIANT](to Bride)
(Bride's Name), repeat after me :
I, (Bride's Full Name), in the name of the spirit of God that resides within us all, By the life that courses within my blood, and the love that resides within my heart, I take thee,(Groom's Name) to my hand, my heart, and my spirit to be my chosen one. To desire and be desired by thee, to possess thee, and be possessed by. I promise to love thee wholly and completely without restraint, In sickness and in health, in plenty and in poverty, in life and beyond, where we shall meet, remember, and love again.


VARIATION 13
______, you are my greatest love and my last love. Until I met you I didn't give true love much thought, but since you came into my life, I struggle desperately to find the words to tell you how much I love you-how I adore you. It is difficult for me to verbalize my feelings for you, because mere words can't begin to express my deep love. I thank God for you, ______, and I pledge myself to you now, to be your ever-faithful wife/husband. I give you my mind, my body and my heart and I promise to love you and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.


VARIATION 14
I love you.
I pledge to grow in my Love for you.
I pledge to nurture our Love for it is
loving you that nurtures my soul.

I pledge to share our Love together as One.
I love you because you are the only one for me.
To know you is to know Love
- and through you, know True Love.

I love you because you are the One who completes me.
I can not know union without you
- for it is by joining you that I learn
about Love's union and where it comes from.

I love you because it is my soul mission in Life to learn our Love.
I do not so much seek to heal you,
but to embrace our Love that fills our Life as a way of healing each other.

I see your Love for me in your eyes and I see what freedom is,
what True Love is.

I promise to support your growth and share the fullness of myself.
I promise to honor you by being open to all the expressions of your inner self.
I promise to allow our Love we share become our Prayer we live.
Above all, I promise to be true to you and true to myself
so that we may grow in our Love that joins us as one.

If the Eagle is the symbol of freedom born out of True Love,
then I am one wing and you are equally the other.
Let us fly together in harmony and may
gentle winds carry us all the way to Heaven.


VARIATION 15
(name), as you have been by my side through my darkest hours, so will I be a light in your life. I will lift you up and support you through laughter and through tears. As you have cared for me in times of infirmity, so will I keep you sheltered when storms arise. I will comfort and console you. I will be the rock that you stand on, the staff that you lean on, and the wings that allow you to fly. As you have inspired me to follow my dreams, so will I strive to help you achieve your goals. I will encourage you in your endeavors and nourish your spirit as we walk through this life together. As you have loved me, so will I love you. I will be by your side, a part of one entity, but above all else, I will allow you to be you.


VARIATION 16
As we face the future together,
I promise to stand by your side.
I promise to unfailingly share and support your hopes, dreams and goals.
I vow to be there for you always.

When you fall, I will catch you.
When you cry, I will comfort you.
When you laugh, I will share your joy.
Everything I am and everything I have is yours,
from this moment forth and for eternity.


VARIATION 17
I, _____, take you, _____ to be my wife. I will speak the truth to you in Love. I will encourage you and strengthen you in your walk with God. I will not let the sun go down on my anger, instead I will be gracious, tender-hearted, and forgiving even as God has forgiven me. I will be peaceful, content and joyful in every situation we encounter knowing that God is at work.

I, _____, take you, _____ to be my husband. I will speak the truth to you in Love. I will encourage you and strengthen you in your walk with God. I will not let the sun go down on my anger, instead I will be gracious, tender-hearted, and forgiving even as God has forgiven me. I will be peaceful, content and joyful in every situation we encounter knowing that God is at work.


VARIATION 18
I accept you to be my husband, secure in knowledge that you will be my friend,
my faithful partner in life, and my one true love.
On this special day, I give to you in the presence of all those in attendance
my promise to stay by your sidea as your wife
in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow,
as well as through good times and bad.
I promise to love you and comfort you in times of distress...
laugh with you and cry with you, grow with you in mind,
always be open and honest with you, and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.


VARIATION 19
BRIDE
______, since we have been together, you have provided me with strength, security, confidence, honesty, love & plenty of much needed guidance.

Where there has been cold, you have brought warmth; where my life was dark, you have brought light. In my darkest trouble, in my coldest silence, I looked for you and you were there.

You are truly my knight in shining armor. You may not realize it but you have helped me and saved me in so many ways and I love you for that.

I am honored that you will have me as your wife and I am proud to have you as my husband. I believe that we were meant to be from the start & I will always love you with all my heart.

GROOM
______, you are a star from the heavens to love, honor and cherish, for all the days of my life.
You are my pearl of choice, my strength at my side.

My love for you will never fade.
You are my love, my life, my wife.

May God bless our marriage in peace and happiness for all time.


VARIATION 20
GROOM
I, (name), do take thee, (name), to be my lawfully wedded wife. To honor, respect and to hold thy needs before mine own. To keep you as my one true love as God has ordained, for all of my life. This day I affirm before God and all witnesses my undying loyalty and pledge to forsake all others for you. To uphold you in sickness and health, to be your best friend, sharing in our happiness and sorrow, to always have compassion and love without reservation or reward. Though life may be rich or poor, to you alone will I hold. To you this day before God I pledge this vow to you.

BRIDE
I, (name), do take thee, (name), to be my lawfully wedded husband. To honor, respect and to hold thy needs before mine own. To keep you as my one true love as God has ordained, for all of my life. This day I affirm before God and all witnesses my undying loyalty and pledge to forsake all others for you. To uphold you in sickness and health, to be your best friend, sharing in our happiness and sorrow, to always have compassion and love without reservation or reward. Though life may be rich or poor, to you alone will I hold. To you this day before God I pledge this vow to you.