50 Christian Wedding Songs That Will Absolutely Make You Cry

In preparing a wedding, perhaps the most epic decision you’ll ever make has something to do with your wedding playlist. You may not realize that it is a major task you have to put your head into unless you’ve gone through it.

But trust me on this, your wedding music shall tell a lot about the most special day of your romantic life as a Christian couple. So the question is, will you slack on it or give it your 100 percent focus and attention?

Well, I know it would be daunting to squeeze the schedule of a future groom or bride like you. There’s a lot to prepare for the wedding the day!  Choosing the dresses and tuxedo, the food, the reception, and making invitations for guests seem to be overwhelming for Christian lovebirds who simply want to get married!

However, if you like your wedding to be as perfect as you can imagine, then it is a must that you put your heart and time in preparing for it. Thus, I strongly recommend you dive into even the smallest details of your nuptial preparations. And yes, your wedding playlist is part of it!

But if music is not in your blood and you need help choosing one for your wedding, here’s a collection of Christian wedding songs that will absolutely make you cry. I mean a good cry for people in love!

50 Christian Wedding Songs

  1. “Wedding Song (There is Love),” performed by Peter, Paul & Mary

Lyrics To Love:

“Well then what’s to be the reason for becoming man and wife?

Is it love that brings you here or love that brings you life?

For if loving is the answer, then who’s the giving for?

Do you believe in something that you’ve never seen before?

Oh there is Love”

  1. “The Heart,” performed by Needtobreathe

Lyrics To Love:

“Long live the heart

Long live the soul

That knows what it wants

That piece you can find

That part is the whole

And it never let’s go”

  1. “Angel,” performed by Casting Crowns

Lyrics To Love:

“You’re the proof that the Father answers prayers

“Cause somehow someway

You and I are standing here

With the sacred promise

And a ring that says it all

I’ve just begun to fall

From the deepest part of me I say I do”

  1. “Amazing Grace,” performed by Andrea Bocelli

Lyrics To Love:

“Amazing grace how sweet the sound

That saved a wretch like me

I once was lost

But now I’m found

Was blind but now I see”

  1. “How Great Thou Art,” performed by Carrie Underwood

Lyrics To Love:

“Oh, Lord my God

When I in awesome wonder

Consider all the worlds

Thy hands have made

I see the stars

I hear the rolling thunder

Thy power throughout

The universe displayed”

  1. “The Prayer,” performed by Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion

Lyrics To Love:

“I pray you’ll be our eyes

And watch us where we go

And help us to be wise

In times when we don’t know

Let this be our prayer

When we lose our way

Lead us to a place

Guide us with your grace

To a place where we’ll be safe”

  1. “Soon,” performed by Hillsong United

Lyrics To Love:

“Soon and very soon I’ll be going

To the place He has prepared for me

There my sin erased

My shame forgotten

Soon and very soon

I will be with the One I love

With unveiled face I’ll see Him

There my soul will be satisfied

Soon and very soon”

  1. “The Lord’s Prayer,” performed by Andrea Bocelli featuring The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Lyrics To Love:

“Our Father, who art in heaven

Hallowed be thy Name

Thy kingdom come

Thy will be done

On earth as it is in Heaven”

  1. “God Gave Me You,” performed by Dave Barnes

Lyrics To Love:

“God gave me you for the ups and downs

God gave me you for the days of doubt

For when I think I’ve lost my way

There are no words here left to say, it’s true

God gave me you”

  1. “The Day Before You,” performed by Matthew West

Lyrics To Love:

“In your eyes I see forever

And it makes me wish that my life never knew

The day before you

Oh, but heaven knows those years without you

Were shaping my heart for the day that I found you

And if you’re the reason for all I’ve been through

Then I’m thankful for the day before you”

  1. “Cinderella,” performed by Steven Curtis Chapman

Lyrics To Love:

“So I will dance with Cinderella

While she is here in my arms

‘Cause I know something the prince never knew

Oh, I will dance with Cinderella

I don’t wanna miss even one song

‘Cause all too soon the clock will strike midnight

And she’ll be gone”

  1. “I Choose You (The Wedding Song),” performed by Ryann Darling

Lyrics To Love:

“And I’d say, ‘I do’

For the rest of my life,

with all that I have, I do

And I will

When the sky is falling,

I promise you I’m all in,

No turning back.

Every day, every moment,

Every breath you take

I choose you…”

  1. “Household Of Faith,” performed by Steve & Marijean Green

Lyrics To Love:

“We’ll build a household of faith

That together we can make

And when the strong winds blow it won’t fall down

As one in Him we’ll grow and the whole world will know

We are a household of faith”

  1. “When I Say I Do,” performed by Matthew West

Lyrics To Love:

“There must be a God

I believe it’s true

Cause I can see His love

When I look at you

And He must have a plan

For this crazy life

Cause He brought you here/And placed you by my side”

  1. “Something Beautiful,” performed by Newsboys

Lyrics To Love:

“It’s a voice that whispers my name

It’s a kiss without any shame

Something beautiful, yeah, yeah

Like a song that stirs in my head

Singing love will take us where

Something’s beautiful”

  1. “Two Becoming One,” performed by Jonathan and Emily Martin

Lyrics To Love:

“Here’s my hand, its yours to hold

I give myself to you

Here’s my heart, please make it yours. I give my love to u.

We are 2 becoming 1.

Here I am, here’s all of me.

You have all that once was mine.

And here’s my promise. I’m yours to hold. I’ll stay here by your side.

We are 2 becoming 1”

  1. “I Will Praise You,” performed by Rebecca St. James

Lyrics To Love:

“Whatever the storm

Whatever is lost

Whatever it takes

Whatever the cost

I will praise You

I will praise You”

  1. “When I Say I Do,” performed by Matthew West

Lyrics To Love:

“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’”

  1. “When God Made You,” performed by NewSong

Lyrics To Love:

“It’s always been a mystery to me

How two hearts can come together

And love can last forever

But now that I have found you I believe

That a miracle has come

When God sends the perfect one”

  1. Newsboys – “Wherever We Go,” performed by Newsboys

Lyrics To Love:

“Where we go, little glow-worms glow

Little roadrunners run ahead

Gonna tell their friends

Little mice, little men

Get ’em all excited, all invited

Hands up, holler back here

Let’s throw this party in gear

We brought the welcome mat

Wherever we go, that’s where the party’s at”

  1. “So Will I (100 Billion X),” performed by Hillsong United

Lyrics To Love:

“And as You speak

A hundred billion galaxies are born

In the vapor of Your breath the planets form

If the stars were made to worship so will I

I can see Your heart in everything You’ve made

Every burning star

A signal fire of grace

If creation sings Your praises so will I”

  1. “Beautiful Day,” performed by Jamie Grace

Lyrics To Love:

“And, oh, there’s something ’bout the way

Your sun shines on my face

It’s a love so true I can never get enough of You

This feeling can’t be wrong I’m about to get my worship on

Take me away

It’s a beautiful day”

  1. “Forever and Ever Amen,” performed by Randy Travis

Lyrics To Love:

“Oh, baby, I’m gonna love you forever

Forever and ever, amen

As long as old men sit and talk about the weather

As long as old women sit and talk about old men

If you wonder how long I’ll be faithful

I’ll be happy to tell you again

I’m gonna love you forever and ever

Forever and ever, amen”

  1. “Multiplied,” performed by Needtobreathe

Lyrics To Love:

“God of mercy sweet love of mine

I have surrendered to Your design

May this offering stretch across the skies

And these Hallelujahs be multiplied”

  1. “I Promise (Wedding Song),” performed by CeCe Winans

Lyrics To Love:

“I will love you faithfully,

forever unconditionally

And my love I promise

Everything I have is yours

You’re everything I prayed and waited for

And my love I promise you”

  1. “You and Me Together,” performed by Marvin Sapp feat. Erica Campbell and Izze Williams

Lyrics To Love:

“Even though I knew better

I couldn’t pull myself together

Because my mind keep racing, focusing on the things I was facing

Until I felt your touch in the morning when I needed love

You gave me something to believe in

And now I never wanna leave

It’s gonna be you and me together, you and me forever”

  1. “The King is Coming,” performed by Newsboys

Lyrics To Love:

“Freedom’s song is ringing loud

Dead men waking up to the sound of You

And all our hearts can sing

All our hearts can sing is

Make a way for

Make a way for

Make a way for the King

The King is coming”

  1. “How Beautiful,” performed by Twila Paris

Lyrics To Love:

“How beautiful the hands that served

the wine and the bread

and the sons of the earth.

How beautiful the feet that walked

the long dusty roads

and the hills to the cross.

How beautiful

how beautiful

how beautiful is the body of Christ.

How beautiful the heart that bled

that took all my sin

and bore it instead”

  1. “God Only Knows,” performed by Beach Boys

Lyrics To Love:

“I may not always love you

But long as there are stars above you

You never need to doubt it

I’ll make you so sure about it

God only knows what I’d be without you”

  1. “Thankful for You,” performed by TobyMac

Lyrics To Love:

“But I can say without a doubt

I never had it figured out

Lord you open every door I’ve stepped through years

And I try to keep my head about it”

  1. “Love Is Here,” performed by Dave Pettigrew

Lyrics To Love:

“And love is burning through my veins

It’s all that will remain

It’s here and love is now

And love is all I wanna know

It’s the promise that I hold

When my dreams disappear

Love is here”

  1. “I Will Be Here,” performed by Steven Curtis Chapman

“Tomorrow morning if you wake up,

And the sun does not appear

I, I will be here

If in the dark we lose sight of love,

Hold my hand, and have no fear

Cause I, I will be here…”

  1. “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” performed Buddy Greene and Jeff Taylor

Lyrics To Love:

“Here I raise my Ebenezer

Here there by Thy great help I’ve come

And I hope, by Thy good pleasure

Safely to arrive at home

Jesus sought me when a stranger

Wandering from the fold of God

He, to rescue me from danger

Interposed His precious blood”

  1. “What A Beautiful Name,” performed by Hillsong Worship

Lyrics To Love:

“You were the Word at the beginning

One With God the Lord Most High

Your hidden glory in creation

Now revealed in You our Christ

What a beautiful Name it is

What a beautiful Name it is

The Name of Jesus Christ my King”

  1. “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring,” performed by Johann Sebastian Bach

Lyrics To Love:

“Jesu, joy of man’s desiring

Holy wisdom, love most bright

Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring

Soar to uncreated light”

  1. “Hundred More Years,” performed by Francesca Battistelli

“All this life still yet to live and they can hardly wait

They can laugh

They can cry

The future looks so beautiful and bright

They can dance under the moonlight

‘Cause God is smilin’ down on them tonight

And she wants to stay right here

Make it last for a hundred more years…”

I’ll Wait for You by Moriah Peters

“Love’s far away, far away

But we’re moving closer

Love’s kind of crazy it’s strange

Suddenly it finds you, oh, oh

So love wait for me

I’ll wait for you love…”

  1. “This Is Amazing Grace,” performed by Phil Wickham

Lyrics To Love:

“This is amazing grace

This is unfailing love

That You would take my place

That You would bear my cross

You lay down Your life

That I would be set free

Oh, Jesus, I sing for

All that You’ve done for me”

  1. “Made to Love,” performed by TobyMac

Lyrics To Love:

“I was made to love you

I was made to find you

I was made just for you

Made to adore you”

  1. “You Hold Me Now,” by Rebecca St. James

Lyrics To Love:

“All my fears swept away

In the light of Your embrace

When Your love is all I need

And forever I am free”

  1. “Hold Me,” performed by Jamie Grace featuring TobyMac

Lyrics To Love:

“Ooh, I love the way You hold me

By my side You’ll always be

You take each and everyday

Make it special in some way

I love the way You hold me”

  1. “Difference Maker,” performed by Needtobreathe

Lyrics To Love:

“Yeah, isn’t it amazing how a man can find himself alone

Call into the darkness for an answer that he’s never known

Yeah, isn’t it amazing how God can take a broken man

Yeah, let him find a fortune, let him ruin it with his own two hands”

  1. “A Mother’s Love,” performed by Mark Masri featuring Jim Brickman

Lyrics To Love:

“You gave me the roots to start this life

And then you gave me wings to fly

And I learned to dream

Because you believed in me

There’s no power like it on this earth

No treasure equal to its worth

The gift of a mother’s love”

  1. “Love Never Fails,” performed by Brandon Heath

Lyrics To Love:

“Love is not proud

Love does not boast

Love after all

Matters the most

Love does not run

Love does not hide

Love does not keep

Locked inside

Love is the river that flows through

Love never fails you…”

  1. “Heaven’s Knife,” performed by Josh Garrels

Lyrics To Love:

“Like the first man

I was cut so deep by Heaven’s knife

When I awoke from my sleep

Oh my Lord, she’s beautiful

She’s a part of me

She’s my wife”

  1. “With Arms Wide Open,” performed by Creed

Lyrics To Love:

“Well I just heard the news today

It seems my life is going to change

I close my eyes, begin to pray

Then tears of joy stream down my face”

  1. “Bread and Wine,” performed by Josh Garrels

Lyrics To Love:

“If I fall, I fall alone,

but two can help to bear the load

A threefold cord is hard to break

All I have I give to you if you will share your sorrows too

Then joy will be the crown upon our heads my friend”

  1. “Boat Song,” performed by JJ Heller

Lyrics To Love:

“If you were a bird, then I’d be a tree

And you would come home, my darling, to me

If you were asleep, then I’d be a dream

Wherever you are, that’s where my heart will be

Oh, do you know we belong together?

Oh, do you know my heart is yours?

If you were the ocean, I’d be the sand

If you were a song, I’d be the band

If you were the stars, then I’d be the moon

A light in the dark, my darling, for you

Oh, do you know we belong together?

Oh, do you know my heart is yours?”

  1. “Butterfly Kisses,” performed by Bob Carlisle

Lyrics To Love:

“Butterfly kisses after bedtime prayer

Stickin’ little white flowers all up in her hair

Walk beside the pony

Daddy, it’s my first ride.

I know the cake looks funny,

Daddy, but I sure tried

Oh, with all that I’ve done wrong

I must have done something right

To deserve a hug every morning,

And butterfly kisses at night”

  1. “Good Day For Marrying You,” performed by Dave Barnes

Lyrics To Love:

“I know you by now, which means I know what you’re thinking ’bout

Your friends (they keep askin’)

About us (with everyday passin’)

It’s time this fairy tale came true

Baby, the sun is shining

Dogwoods are comin’ in bloom

Put on your white dress

Yeah ’cause, oh baby, it’s a good day for marrying you

I’ll call my mama and daddy

Baby, you call yours too

Put on your white dress

Yeah ’cause, oh baby, it’s a good day for marrying you”

  1. “Jesus & You,” performed by Matthew West

Lyrics To Love:

“I hear a song, sweet song, singing to my soul

I see a lighthouse in a hurricane and it’s leading me back home

When I think about the only things in life that pull me through

I hit my knees and thank the Lord, for Jesus and You

Oh, yes I do

Oh, everyday I do…”

Conclusion

Music is definitely one principal aspect in setting the mood and ambiance of a wedding. Which makes choosing a wedding playlist a serious task that you don’t want to mess up.

Having said that, we are glad we were able to at least give you an idea of what songs to try and listen to. And we seriously hope that we were of help!

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