Christina, when I asked you to marry me, I said I will always love you more. I don’t mean I love you more than you love me, I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us. I love you more than any fight we will have. I love you more than any obstacle that could come between us. I love you the most.
Christina, I promise to never take for granted the responsibility that God has given me to protect you and our future family, because you are my first priority.
Christina, I promise to faithfully follow Christ, as I entrust our marriage and family to Him. I will be committed to lead you spiritually, and set as my goal in life to please both the Lord and you in all things.
Christina, I promise to keep updating my vows as we go because one set of vows can’t possibly cover a lifetime of growing, changing and falling more in love with you everyday, which is what I vow to do for the rest of my life.
Christina, I promise to constantly pursue you, never stop dating you, and to intentionally seek after your heart for the rest of our lives.
Christina, I love you more.
Cody, I love you. It’s hard to believe that the day we’ve prayed for, wished for and dreamed of is finally here. In this room, surrounded by people who love us, we get to solidify our love by becoming one. From this moment on, you are my family. God called you his beloved and today I declare that you are mine!
I promise to not only love you, but to choose to love you and be committed to learning to see you as Christ does. The kind of love that Jesus talks about. A love that never tires, nor is never completely finished finding ways of expressing itself.
I promise to pray with you. I promise to hold you accountable and to always hold your hand. I promise to be your friend first and to laugh with you through every season of life. When trials come, I promise to cry with you and to walk into them right beside you.
I promise to respond to you with respect in all circumstances, knowing that God called you to lead me and our family. I promise to honor you and to put your needs above my own.
Ipromise to constantly encourage you, to never stop supporting you and to fight for you, not against you, all the days of our lives.
Marriage is not about the two of us in this moment. What we are doing today is promising each other that we will honor God and respect the beautiful covenant that he has created. I am so grateful that He entrusted me to you.
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3 Sentence Love Story
We became friends in 10th grade that grew even deeper throughout Cody’s first deployment. We he returned, we started dating while attending the same college and for two years, God refined our hearts as He pointed us to each other. On December 23, 2016 we got married and life is so much sweeter.