Super-inspiring and Heartwarming Traditional Marriage Vows

Traditional Marriage Vows
A wedding ceremony is considered to be incomplete without the bride and groom exchanging marriage vows. Traditional marriage vows are perhaps the most common choice when it comes to expressing the love for each other. In this following Buzzle article, we will list out some samples of old wedding vows for you to go through and draw inspiration from.
With a Twist

Even though most couples opt for traditional vows, many personalize these by adding colloquial and funny phrases through the vows.

Wedding vows symbolize love and commitment between two people who want to share and spend the rest of their life together. They are an everlasting promise that ensures the bond between the couple will take them into marriage. Traditional vows highlight the importance of understanding, trust, and unconditional love for each other through their theme. They are a celebrated medium for expressing the sentiments and emotions that a person feels towards their beloved.

A meaningful marriage vow acts as the essence that increases the beauty of the wedding day. Each word that the couple recites means so much beyond those words. It's a promise and a commitment and the love for your partner. Though many couples write their own vows, most still opt for the old wedding vows to keep the traditional feel alive. Many couples prefer to go in for traditional marriage vows to show gratitude and humility towards the century old traditional words spoken by millions during weddings.

The following are some examples that you can model your vows on and bring in the old world flavor.

TRADITIONAL WEDDING VOWS SAMPLES
"I, (Groom's name), take you, (Bride's name), to be my wife/husband, to have and to hold from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part, according to God's holy law. In the presence of God I make this vow."

"I (name), take you, (name), to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife). In the presence of God, and family and friends, I promise to love you and care for you in joys and in sorrows, in sickness and in health, as long as we both shall live. I accept you with all your flaws and strengths as I offer myself to you with my weaknesses and strengths. I will assure to help, cherish, support and love you unconditionally throughout my life. I choose you as the person with whom I want to spend the rest of my life with."

"I, (name), take you (name), to be my (wife/husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish;until death do us part."

"I, (Groom's name), take thee, (Bride's name), to be my wedded wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better for worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, (Groom) to love and to cherish, (Bride) to love, cherish, and obey, till death us do part, according to God's holy ordinance; and thereto I plight thee my troth."

"I, (name), take you, (name) to be my (husband/wife) from this day forward. In the presence of God, I promise you to be your true partner in sickness and in health, in joys and in sorrows. I will always support, honor and respect you until death do us part."

"I, (Groom's name), take you (Bride's name), to be my wife, to have and behold from this day on, for better or for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish; until death do us part."

"Today, in the presence of family and friends I, (name), take you, (name), to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife), my true friend, my faithful partner, and my eternal love from this day forward until my last breath."

"I, [Groom's Name], take you, [Bride's Name], to be my wife, knowing in my heart that you will be my constant friend, my faithful partner in life, and my one true love.

On this special day, I affirm to you in the presence of God and these witnesses my sacred promise to stay by your side as your faithful husband, in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, as well as through the good times and the bad.

I further promise to love you without reservation, honor and respect you, provide for your needs as best I can, protect you from harm, comfort you in times of distress, grow with you in mind and spirit, always be open and honest with you, and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.
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"I, _____, take you, ______, to be my wedded wife. With deepest joy I receive you into my life that together we may be one. As is Christ to His body, the church, so I will be to you a loving and faithful husband. Always will I perform my headship over you even as Christ does over me, knowing that His Lordship is one of the holiest desires for my life. I promise you my deepest love, my fullest devotion, my tenderest care. I promise I will live first unto God rather than others or even you. I promise that I will lead our lives into a life of faith and hope in Christ Jesus. Ever honoring God's guidance by His spirit through the Word, And so throughout life, no matter what may lie ahead of us, I pledge to you my life as a loving and faithful husband."

"I, _____, take you, ______, to be my wedded husband. With deepest joy I come into my new life with you. As you have pledged to me your life and love, so I too happily give you my life, and in confidence submit myself to your headship as to the Lord. As is the church in her relationship to Christ, so I will be to you. _____, I will live first unto our God and then unto you, loving you, obeying you, caring for you and ever seeking to please you. God has prepared me for you and so I will ever strengthen, help, comfort, and encourage you. Therefore, throughout life, no matter what may be ahead of us, I pledge to you my life as an obedient and faithful wife".

"(Name), I take you to be my lawfully wedded (husband/wife). Before these witnesses I vow to love you and care for you as long as we both shall live. I take you with all your faults and your strengths as I offer myself to you with my faults and strengths. I will help you when you need help, and I will turn to you when I need help. I choose you as the person with whom I will spend my life."

"I, (name), take you, (name), to be my beloved (wife/husband), to have and to hold you, to honor you, to treasure you, to be at your side in sorrow and in joy, in the good times, and in the bad, and to love and cherish you always. I promise you this from my heart, for all the days of my life."

"I, (name), take you, (name), to be my [opt: lawfully wedded] (husband/wife), my constant friend, my faithful partner and my love from this day forward. In the presence of God, our family and friends, I offer you my solemn vow to be your faithful partner in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad, and in joy as well as in sorrow. I promise to love you unconditionally, to support you in your goals, to honor and respect you, to laugh with you and cry with you, and to cherish you for as long as we both shall live."

"I, [Bride's Name], take you, [Groom's Name], to be my husband, secure in the knowledge that you will be my constant friend, my faithful partner in life, and my one true love.

On this special day, I affirm to you in the presence of God and these witnesses my sacred promise to stay by your side as your faithful wife, in sickness and in health, in joy and in sorrow, as well as through the good times and the bad.

I further promise to love you without reservation, comfort you in times of distress, encourage you to achieve your goals, laugh with you and cry with you, grow with you in mind and spirit, always be open and honest with you, and cherish you for as long as we both shall live.
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The above vows are often taken and combined either by the betrothed or by the officiant to form a service appropriate to the occasion. Even though there may be subtle differences in the wordings of the vows, it is your spirit and feeling behind each word you recite that matters the most and makes the ceremony that much more special.
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