At last, you’ve found the person who shares your love and commitment to the Lord. You share values, thoughts, and dreams, and you’re ready to face the future together. Finally committing to the one you love in the presence of God is an amazing and life-affirming moment.
Remember in the beginning, God said:
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper who is just right for him.” Genesis 2:18 (NLT)
Yet you have a task to do before marriage; you have to propose. Given that the proposal can set the tone for your marriage, you determine to put some thought into this part of the process. The best way to do that would be to incorporate Christ in this process. That way, you can show your partner how much you love her with a Tacori ring and a proposal which keeps her morals at its heart. This reminds her how in-line your values are, and how suited a marriage with you would be.
The good news is, given how ingrained marriage is within Christianity, there are plenty of faith-based proposal ideas. To help you settle on the best one, we’re going to share a few here.
Propose during a church service
One of the top options is to propose during a church service. This ensures your engagement commences under the watchful eyes of both God and your church community. It also proves to your future wife that you already have the blessing of the pastor.
One easy way to make this work would be to ask for some speaking time to propose. Or, you could get creative here by having your pastor read your proposal in the Sunday announcements and get down on one knee at the right time. Bear in mind that ideas like these won’t work if your girlfriend shys from public gestures. If you feel she would appreciate the presence of others, though, this could be a fun and fantastic option.
Engage the Sunday School children
Another excellent option here would be to ask the Sunday School children for their help. You could take this chance to both teach them a little something about marriage, and achieve an incredibly romantic proposal in the process.
You could have the children spell out a word, or have them each hold a candle or a flower when your future wife walks into the room. You could even have them enter the main Sunday sermon and serenade your girlfriend. It depends on which you think your girlfriend would prefer and what works with your pastor. This is all about her, after all. The most romantic proposal is one that keeps her needs in mind at all times. When you have kids helping fight your corner, though, it’s unlikely she could find it in her heart to say no.
Use the power of song
As much as those Sunday School children could serenade your girlfriend, you could use the power of song to propose yourself. Song can go a considerable way towards bringing us closer to the Lord, and it could move those romantic mountains in your favor, too.
Why not take your girlfriend’s favorite gospel song and write some alternative lyrics to express your love? If you’re confident enough to sing in front of her, you could save this for a more private proposal at home. Or, if you don’t like singing or think she would prefer something more elaborate, pass your lyrics to the choir. They could start singing the hymn as they usually would with your lyrics instead. Your girlfriend might just be thinking something seems different when she turns around to see you down on one knee.
Bet she says YES!
This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. Genesis 2:24
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A proposal in church – that’s one I’ve never thought of. laurensparks.net
There are surely a lot of beautiful ways to propose. And make sure to add a blessing, one lady broke apart her bouquet and gave the other girls a flower and prayed for them, be sure and read up on Jewish ceremonies and how sacred the covenant is.
In this day and age of having to have social media worthy proposals, how refreshing to think of a proposal that has godly roots and spiritual impact!
You’re such a creative soul! This was fun to read.
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