8 Great Christian Wedding Hymn Songs

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When planning a wedding there are so many decisions that need made. Music choices for the first dance or for a solo during the ceremony often come to mind. The Hymns sung during the Ceremony are also important. The Christian wedding hymns you pick should be ones that you and your spouse enjoy and ones that give glory and honor to God.  Check out this list of eight great Christian Wedding Hymns starting with the classic Amazing Grace.

Amazing Grace- A Classical Hymn

Partial Hymn Lyrics:

The Lord has promised good to me,

His word my hope secures;

He will my shield and portion be,

as long as life endures.

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Love Divine, All Love Excelling– Wedding Hymn All About Love

Partial Music Lyrics:

Love divine, all loves excelling,

Joy of heaven to earth come down;

Fix in us thy humble dwelling;

All thy faithful mercies crown!

Jesus, Thou art all compassion,

Pure unbounded love Thou art;

Visit us with Thy salvation;

Enter every trembling heart.


Abide with MeGod Leading the Marriage

Partial Hymn Lyrics:

I need Thy presence every passing hour.

What but Thy grace can foil the tempter’s power?

Who, like Thyself, my guide and stay can be?

Through cloud and sunshine, Lord, abide with me


How Great Though Art- Glory To God

Partial Song Lyrics

Then sings my soul, My Saviour God, to Thee,

How great Thou art, How great Thou art.

Then sings my soul, My Saviour God, to Thee,

How great Thou art, How great Thou art!


All Things Bright and Beautiful–  Simply A  Beautiful Hymn

Partial Hymn Lyrics:

God gave us eyes to see them,

And lips that we might tell

How great is God Almighty,

Who has made all things well.


O Perfect Love–  A Love Song

Partial Hymn Lyrics:

O perfect Love, all human thought transcending,

Lowly we kneel in prayer before Thy throne,

That theirs may be the love which knows no ending,

Whom thou forevermore dost join in one.


Be Thou My Vision–  God is our vision

Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart;

Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art.

Thou my best Thought, by day or by night,

Waking or sleeping, Thy presence my light.


All Creatures of Our God and King- A Wonderful Hymn Choice

Partial Hymn Lyrics:

All creatures of our God and King

Lift up your voice and with us sing,

Alleluia! Alleluia!

Thou burning sun with golden beam,

Thou silver moon with softer gleam!


These eight choices would all make a great Christian Wedding hymn for any ceremony. Let us know what Hymn you played at your wedding or what your favorite Christian hymn song for a wedding is in the comments!

Check out this article on Love for your wedding  Bible study on love from 1 Corinthians 13

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