20 Best Christian Wedding Love Songs To Play On Your Special Day

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20 Best Christian Wedding Songs To Play On Your Special Day
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There's so much love, hope, and faith in the air when joining two lovebirds at the alter during a wedding ceremony. Whether you follow a strict religious lifestyle or not, there are some Christian wedding songs out there that perfectly articulate the wonder and love behind the idea and procession of marriage.

These meaningful wedding songs would be wonderful additions to play at any phase of your big day (pre-ceremony, ceremony, cocktail hour, or reception). We've listed 20 of our favorite Christian love songs, and what makes them such special additions to your wedding.

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1. "The Prayer" by Celine Dion & Josh Groban

"Let this be our prayer

As we go our way

Lead us to a place

Guide us with your Grace

To a place where we'll be safe"

This iconic and beautiful tune will not leave a dry eye in the house. It's a powerful message of love and faith sung in an opera-style melody. It's also important to note that some of this song's lyrics are in Italian as well. 

2. "Give Me A Lifetime by Anthem Lights 

"Give me a lifetime

That's all that I'm asking for

Give me a lifetime

Not a second less, but not a moment more"

When you're wanting to spend your life with someone, it's unbelievable to imagine God granted you your partner forever. "Give Me A Lifetime" is a wonderful song to share with your special someone to signify you never want to be without one another. 

3. "You Must Have Been An Angel" by Bob Carlisle 

You've got that heart of gold I swear

You are the answer to my prayer

And so much heavenly power

To make a mortal dream come true

Oh you were Heaven sent I know

For even when the lights are low

I can almost see a halo

Girl, I'm so in love with you"

If it feels as though your partner has been dropped from heaven to turn you into the person you are today, this song is for you! "You Must Have Been An Angel" is a serendipitous ode to the person who fits you so perfectly.

4. "For You" by Michael W. Smith

"When the plans you make

Fall through and take you

For a loop

Or some bird has flown the coop

And left you stranded

Just lean on me

And together you see

We'll carry the load"

A marriage is joining two together for life, no matter what. "For You" is a beautiful description of the trust and accountibility you feel with your partner for a lifetime to come. 

5. "I Will Be Here" by Steven Curtis Chapman

"If in the dark we lose sight of love

Hold my hand, and have no fear

Cause I, I will be here"

Love and marriage aren't always easy. There will be ups and downs, but it's important to stick through the downs. This song speaks to the importance of seeing love even in the most difficult times. 

6. "I Can Only Imagine" by MercyMe

"I can only imagine what it will be like

When I walk, by your side

I can only imagine what my eyes will see

When you face is before me

I can only imagine"

This truly beautiful and powerful song's lyrics speak to the excitment a couple might feel before marrying the love of their life. Walking down the aisle is an emotional time in a wedding ceremony that's hard to articulate, but MercyMe does a great job in this tune. 

7. "Sigh No More" by Mumford and Sons

"Love that will not betray you

Dismay or enslave you,

It will set you free

Be more like the man you were made to be

There is a design

An alignment to cry

Of my heart to see

The beauty of love as it was made to be"

While some may not think of Mumford and Sons as a Christian band, many of their songs speak to love and faith in God. "Sigh No More" sings to the fear of opening up to love, and assuring that when you do open up for love it's the most beautiful thing and will set you free

8. "Love Never Fails" by Brandon Hearth 

"Love is the river than flows through

Love is the arms that are holding you

Love is the place you will fly to

Love never fails you"

At the end of the day, the only true and meaningful emotion in this world is love. Whether it's with your partner, your parents, or children, acknowledging your love in unbreakable and strong is a powerful sentiment. 

9. "A Page Is Turned" by Bebo Norman

"Beneath the air of autumn

She took him by his hand 

And warm within the ardor

She took his heart instead 

And high upon the mountain

He asked her for her hand 

Just for her hand"

When you find the one you love, take them by the hand and ask them to marry you. This ode by Bebo Norman sings perfectly that feeling of wanting to take on life with that special someone. 

10. "Lifesong" by Casting Crowns

"Let my lifesong sing to you

Let my lifesong sing to you

I want to sign your name

To the end of this day

Lord led my heart was true

Let my lifesong sing to you"

A special song which sings of God praise. It's important to acknowledge the faith that led you to the moment you are right now on your wedding day. 

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11. "Reckless Love" by Cory Asbury 

"There's no shadow you won't light up

Mountain you won't climb up

Coming after me

There's no wall you won't kick down

Lie you won't tear down"

Whether refering to God or your partner, there's a beautiful thing about faith and love. Cory Ashbury sings of the extent someone (or God) will go to, to love and comfort you. 

12. "When God Made You" by NewSong​

"It's always been a mystery to me

How two hearts can come together

And love can last for ever

But now that I have found you I believe

That a miracle has come

When God sends the perfect one"

Finding true love is a beautiful and mysterious thing. "When God Made You" is a perfect description of how God had to have a hand in helping you find your perfect person. 

13. "Yours Forever" by Dara Maclean

"Thank you for finding me when you did

You changed my life

Now I believe that love is all that I'll ever need

I promise my heart and all that I am

I'm yours forever, my love"

Those who find us when we're down, who lift us up to who we're meant to be — that's someone who's truly special. If you happen to be lucky enough to marry this special someone, celebrate and give thanks for your luck in love. 

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14. "How Beautiful" by Twila Paris

"How beautiful the radiant Bride

Who waits for her Groom

With His light in her eyes.

How beautiful when humble hearts give

The fruit of pure lives"

Singing of the beauty and love experienced on a wedding day is the special attribute of the song "How Beautiful." Twila Paris does an amazing job of expressing the emotions and gestures that occur on a traditional wedding day.

15. "I'm In Love With You" by Fred Hammond

"There was a time that I thought this couldn't be

But the Lord saw fit to smile on me

I'm in love with you and you love with me too"

When you've given up on love, and someone's surprised you with endless trust, love, and companionship, that's a truly wonderful thing. Fred Hammond's song, "I'm In Love With You" sings of the amazement of finding someone to love and who loves you back. 

16. "When I Say I Do" by Matthew West

"And I have never been so sure of anything before

Like I am in this moment here with you

Now for better or for worse are so much more than only words

And I pray everyday will be the proof

That I mean what I say when I say 'I do'

Yeah I mean what I say when I say 'I do'"

More than anything, as sure as the sun will rise and set, you're convinced there's nothing you want to do more than marry the love of your life. To find true love is such a magical thing, so celebrate this by playing "When I Say I Do" on your wedding day. 

17. "The Day Before You" by Matthew West 

"Now you're here and everything's changing 

Suddenly life means so much 

I can't wait to wake up tomorrow 

And find out this promise is true 

I will never have to go back 

To the day before you"

It's hard to imagine what life was like before you had the one you love most. Matthew West sings of life's changes and how it changes in a blink of eye, because love is transcending. 

18. "Love Will Be Our Home" by Sandi Patty 

"With love our hearts can be a family 

And hope can bring this family face to face 

And though we may be far apart our hearts can be as one 

When love brings us together in one place"

You can be anywhere, but as long as you're with your love, you're always home. Home is love and love is home — one without the other isn't possible. 

19. "Witness" by Jordan Feliz

"Your love is like a fountain

It'll never run dry

It'll never run dry

Your love is moving mountains

Every day of my life, every day of my life"

If you have a countless amount of love to give, and are excited about each and every ounce of it, scream hallelujah. Sometimes love is serious and heavy; other times, it's light and fun and should be celebrated. 

20. "Unfailing Love" by Jimmy Needham

"My unfailing love for you will not be moved

For you will not be moved

My unfailing love for you

And though the mountains be shaken

And the hills be removed

Yet my unfailing love for you"

This Christian country tune is a lovely addition to your wedding playlist for a great slow song dance (with a little pep). It sings of unfailing love being one of the most powerful sources on Earth, and it can even withstand mountains. 

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Elizabeth Blasi is a lifestyle & travel writer, who is often seen with a suitcase in hand, jet-setting to her next location. But as a true Digital Nomad, her love of writing and seeking out the next big thing, means her laptop is always beside her.