Sermon illustrations: Marriage

Unfailing Love

There was a very unusual military funeral in California in December of 2013. Sgt. First Class...

“I Think I’m Having a Wife”

At Sunday school they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little...

Divorce Statistics

One-third (35 percent) of Americans today say they have been through a breakup at least once in...

Hard of Hearing

A husband read an article to his wife about how women use 30,000 words a day to a man’s 15,000....

They Needed Counseling!

When a couple asked a pastor if he would perform their marriage ceremony, he proceeded to tell them...

Dangerous Marriage Counseling

The pastor and his wife knew they had made a mistake by agreeing to counsel with Mrs. Smith when...

Honoring Her Husband

There is an old story that illustrates the principle of honor within marriage. A drunkard husband,...

How Faith Is Destroyed

Samuel Clemens, more commonly known by his pen name, Mark Twain was a gifted writer. Yet Twain held...

Testing Her Husband’s Love

A lady in Spain made the news when she chose a unique way to test her husband’s love. With the help...

What Not to Buy Your Wife

1. Don’t buy clothing that involves sizes. The chances are one in seven thousand that you will get...

Follow Christ

I once read the story of a young woman who wanted to go to college, but her heart sank when she...

The Silent Treatment

A married couple had a quarrel and ended up giving each other the silent treatment. Two days into...

Changing Diapers

After bringing their first baby home from the hospital, the wife suggested to her husband that he...

The Secret to a Lasting Marriage

In 2005, the Guinness Book of World Records said that Percy and Florence Arrowsmith held two...

Henry Ford’s Formula for a Long Marriage

When Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, a reporter asked them, “...

He Acted Like He Was Listening

A husband and wife were at a party chatting with some friends when the subject of marriage...

Marriage and Cohabitation Statistics

In 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report based on a nationwide...

Activity Cannot Compensate for a Lack of Love

“A wife or husband may remain faithful and may give evidence of careful attention in matters...

An Exasperated Umpire

Sitting in the stands at a baseball game, a lady critic yelled, “Ump, if I was your wife, I’d feed...

He Can Be Nice When He Wants To

One woman commented on her husband’s unsavory disposition: “He can be nice when he wants to . . ....

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