Isaiah 61:10 (NIV) I delight greatly in the LORD; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
Proverbs 18:22 (NIV) He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from the LORD.
Hosea 2:19 (NLT) I will make you my wife forever, showing you righteousness and justice, unfailing love and compassion.
Jeremiah 29:6 (NLT) Marry and have children. Then find spouses for them so that you may have many grandchildren. Multiply! Do not dwindle away!
A successful marriage demands a divorce; a divorce from your own self-love. Paul Frost (1938- ) Draper's Book of Quotations for the Christian World.