Sermon illustrations: Marriage

Why the Groom Wears Black

Attending a wedding for the first time, a little girl whispered to her mother, “Why is the bride...

A Mother in Law’s Visit

Oh, I sure am happy to see you,” the little boy said to his grandmother on his mother’s side. “Now...

Do You Think I Should Change?

Randy was unsure about his choice of clothes for church so he sought some counsel from his wife. He...

Supporting a Family

The prospective father-in-law asked, “Young man, can you support a family?” The surprised groom-to-...

Lack of Communication in Marriage

Married couples spend an average of 27.5 minutes per week talking to each other, according to Ray...

Marrying a Veteran

Sign posted in the Army recruiting office: “Marry a veteran, girls. He can cook, make beds, sew,...

Christ Is All That Matters

Joni Erickson Tada had a terrible accident that left her a quadriplegic. In spite of her physical...

Carving the Turkey

At Thanksgiving dinner one wife said, “Who wants to carve the turkey?” Her father said, “You carve...

A Poor Boyfriend

A prospective father-in-law said to his daughter’s boyfriend, “How much money do you have in the...

A Selfish Wife

Friend to Wife: “Do you think your husband is hard to please?” Wife: “I really don’t know—I’ve...

Engraving Rings

The story is told of a young man who entered a jewelry store with an engagement ring and told the...

A Stressed Wife

One man, while browsing in a Christian bookstore, discovered a shelf of “reduced price” items....

Feeling Special

One man said, “Few things upset my wife. It makes me feel rather special to be one of them.” Source...

Royal Treatment

Like a lot of married men, I got the “You just don’t appreciate me” speech. I promised to treat her...

Weakening Anesthetics

A husband was coming out of anesthesia after a series of tests in the hospital. His wife was...

Not Ready for Marriage

First-grader Melanie had announced that she was engaged to marry the young gentleman next door, but...

Shopping Spree

A woman returned home from a holiday shopping spree with her arms loaded with packages. Her husband...

Closed Communication

Husband to wife as he turns on the first football game of the year: “Is there anything you want to...

A Harping Wife

A man compared his wife to an angel. He said, “My wife is an angel. She’s always up in the air...

Love Displayed

The story is told of a woman who left her husband. The husband called the police and filed a “...

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