38 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. Your wedding music shall tell a lot about the most special day of your romantic life as a Christian couple. 

I strongly recommend you dive into even the smallest details of your nuptial preparations. And yes, your wedding playlist is part of it! Here’s a collection of Christian wedding songs that will absolutely make you cry. I mean a good cry for people in love!

38 Christian Wedding Songs

There is Love

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

“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”

The Heart

“The Heart,” performed by Needtobreathe

“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”


“Angel,” performed by Casting Crowns

“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”

Amazing Grace

“Amazing Grace,” performed by Andrea Bocelli

“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”

How Great Thou Art

“How Great Thou Art,” performed by Carrie Underwood

“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”

The Prayer

“The Prayer,” by Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion

Can we touch the soul of heaven
Can we unite a sacred lesson
Every child creates a skylight of beauty
Can you hear cathedrals fallin
All the universe is callin
Cry a single cello from your heart


“Soon,” by Hillsong United

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

The Lord’s Prayer

“The Lord’s Prayer,” by Andrea Bocelli feat. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Our Father, who art in heaven
Hallowed be thy Name
Thy kingdom come
Thy will be done
On earth as it is in Heaven

God Gave Me You

“God Gave Me You,” performed by Dave Barnes

“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...”

The Day Before You

“The Day Before You,” by Matthew West

“In your eyes I see forever
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
If you’re the reason for all I’ve been through
Then I’m thankful for the day before you”

I Choose You

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

“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...”

When I Say I Do

“When I Say I Do,” by Matthew West

“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”

I Will Praise You

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

“Whatever the storm
Whatever is lost
Whatever it takes
Whatever the cost
I will praise You
I will praise You”

When God Made You

“When God Made You,” by NewSong

“Oh, I wonder what God was thinking
When he created you
I wonder if he knew everything I would need
Because he made all my dreams come true
When God made You
He must have been thinking about me”

Wherever We Go

“Wherever We Go,” performed by Newsboys

“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”

So Will I

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

“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”


“Multiplied,” by NEEDTOBREATHE

“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”

I Promise

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

“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 ”

The King is Coming

“The King is Coming,” by Newsboys

“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”

How Beautiful

“How Beautiful,” performed by Twila Paris

“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”

Thankful for You

“Thankful for You,” by TobyMac

“But I can say without a doubt
I never had it figured out
Lord you open every door I’ve stepped through yea?
And I try to keep my head about it”

Love Is Here

“Love Is Here,” performed by Dave Pettigrew

“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”

“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…”

I Will Be Here

“What A Beautiful Name,” performed by Hillsong Worship

“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”

Joy of Man’s Desiring

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

“Jesu, joy of man's desiring
Holy wisdom, love most bright
Drawn by Thee, our souls aspiring
Soar to uncreated light”

Hundred More Years

“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…”

Made to Love

“Made to Love,” by TobyMac

“I was made to love you
I was made to find you
I was made just for you
Made to adore you”

Because You Loved Me

“Because You Loved Me,” by Céline Dion

“You gave me wings and made me fly
You touched my hand I could touch the sky
I lost my faith, you gave it back to me
You said no star was out of reach”

You Hold Me Now

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

“All my fears swept away
In the light of Your embrace
When Your love is all I need
And forever I am free”

Hold Me

“Hold Me,” performed by Jamie Grace featuring TobyMac

“Oh, 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”

Difference Maker

“Difference Maker,” by NEEDTOBREATHE

“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”

A Mother’s Love

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

“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”

Love Never Fails

“Love Never Fails,” performed by Brandon Heath

“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…”

Heaven’s Knife

“Heaven’s Knife,” performed by Josh Garrels

“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”

With Arms Wide Open

“With Arms Wide Open,” performed by Creed

“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”

Bread and Wine

“Bread and Wine,” performed by Josh Garrels

“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”

Butterfly Kisses

“Butterfly Kisses,” performed by Bob Carlisle

“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”

Love is Not a Fight

“Love is Not a Fight,” by Warren Barfield

“Love is a shelter
In a raging storm
Love is peace
In the middle of a war
If we try to leave
May God send angels
To guard the door
No, love is not a fight
But it's something worth fighting for...”


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!