Marriage is a union that brings joy to not only couples involved, but to both families who have their relatives committed to the union.
Usually, marriage happens in different ceremonies depending on either the beliefs or customs of the bride to be.
In the African setting, the traditional marriage ceremony that take place at the house of the bride’s father is considered the most legitimate and traditionally acknowledged type.
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Though this factuality has been embraced by most countries in Africa, there are a lot of people who are still insistent on the organization of a white wedding to compliment the union of the couple.
Currently, the white wedding is what is considered the church wedding. It’s a foreign custom that has been adopted by the African continent due to similarities in Christian beliefs.
Biblically, there are some memory verses that back the union between a man and a woman as husband and wife.
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Let’s take a look at some of these memory verses.
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourself.
Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor.
The Lord God said, “It’s not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him”.
Songs Of Songs 8:6
Place me like a seal over your heart,
Like a seal on your arm;
For love is as strong as death,
Its jealousy unyielding as the grave,
It burns like blazing fire,
Like a mighty flame.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
1st Peter 4:8
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.