Reading couples devotionals is a wonderful way for married couples to grow closer to God (and to build a strong marriage).
It’s easy for married couples to get too busy to connect through a regular couples Bible time. But honestly, my husband and I learned a long time ago how much we need to make couples devotions a habit–especially because we are in the thick of the exhilarating-but-exhausting parenting years.
Marriage devotionals give us great insight, perspective and wisdom. Best of all, reading couples devotions together get us in God’s word together (which always changes us for the better!).
If you’re looking to grow closer to your spouse and to be the best wife or husband that you can be, check out these 7 incredible couples devotionals.
We needed to regularly invest in our marriage, and we’ve found that reading these couples devotionals together (even if it’s only once a week) has kept our marriage healthy and united–even through some incredibly difficult life circumstances such as chronic illness.
P.S. If you’re looking for some great tips on how to make couples devotions a reality (even if your lives are incredibly busy) check out this post. I promise–there’s no guilt here… just real solutions from another Christian married couple that gets it!
7 Awesome Couples Devotionals to Grow Your Marriage
All you really need is a Bible and each other to do couples devotions.
But if you’d like some guidance and wisdom during this regular time of spiritual growth in your marriage, here are 7 excellent marriage devotionals for couples.
This couples devotional has been such a blessing to us! My husband and I like to read this couples devotional on Sundays in our porch swing before we pray for our upcoming week.
I love how “Closer” focuses on helping couples develop spiritual conversations and connections that strengthen marriages. Jim and Cathy Burns encourage grace and a “just-keep-going-even-if-you-skip-a-week” perspective throughout this marriage devotional that keeps it do-able.
This book is by far our favorite for our couples devotional times. It’s not a devotional per se but instead a look at 49 different character traits.
There is so much richness in the pages of this amazing book! We love going through each character trait one at a time, reading a little part of each chapter every day and looking up the scriptures mentioned (plus any others that come to mind).
We also use this book when our kids need additional guidance on specific character traits. It’s a book that we reference over and over again.
This couples devotional, written by Dr. James and Shirley Dobson, is a classic.
We’ve used this marriage devotional on and off over the years and found good solid wisdom in its pages. This was especially helpful to us in the beginning of our marriage, but it contains lots of great encouragement for every couple.
My husband and I really enjoyed The Love Dare, and this book by Stephen Kendrick is an excellent follow-up book.
What I really like about this devotional is that it takes the challenge beyond a short “dare” to learning how to choose to love our spouse everyday.
This couples devotional is a wonderful way to grow closer to your spouse! Check it out.
This is another excellent couples devotional!
In this year of weekly devotions, Gary Thomas, the author of Sacred Marriage, shows us how to have a marriage built around God’s priorities. I love how these devotions expand on Thomas’ idea that marriage is meant to make us more holy than happy.
If you loved Thomas’ book Sacred Marriage then this is a great follow-up with a year’s worth of practical marriage advice to strengthen your relationship.
Gary Chapman’s Love Language books have been groundbreaking in helping couples (and parents) learn how to best love a family member. Understanding the love languages has really helped us as a couple discover the best ways to show each other love.
This daily couples devotional offers quick insight into how to apply those principles to everyday married life.
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This daily devotional for couples encourages husbands and wives to take a few minutes alone together each day and to connect through the Bible.
The devotions are designed to help couples not only grow closer together spiritually, but to grow closer to God individually and to trust God in new ways in a marriage.
We recommend this couples devotional for any couples looking to strengthen their relationship.
I know you’ll love these couples devotionals! Check them out!