Looking for the best couples devotional for your Christian marriage? Reading couples devotionals is a wonderful way for married couples to grow closer to God (and to build a strong marriage).
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 8 incredible couples devotionals, including our pick for the best couples devotional overall.
Why Every Marriage Needs a Good Couples Devotional
As Christian couples, we need to regularly invest in our marriages. Our marriages are being attacked daily, and we must intentionally choose to invest in our marriage relationships in order to keep our family units strong!
My husband and I have 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 and job loss.
In short, these best of the best couples devotionals have helped us to keep the faith during hard times.
P.S. Maybe you’re thinking “Sounds great, but we’re already too busy. We just can’t add in a regular couples devotions time.”
Listen, with two careers, four kids, and all kinds of extra responsibilities, my husband and I get it! And that’s why I wrote this post on how to make couples devotions a reality (even if your lives are incredibly busy).
I promise–there’s no guilt here… just real solutions from another Christian married couple that gets it!
Our Vote for Best Couples Devotional
All you really need is a Bible and each other to do couples devotions.
But if you’d like some great wisdom for spiritual growth in your marriage, I highly encourage you to check out our pick for best couples devotional: Consecrated Conversations from Mike and Carlie Kercheval.
This awesome couples devotional from my dear friends (and marriage coaches) Mike + Carlie Kercheval goes deep on important topics that matter to Christian couples (everything from forgiveness to communication issues to sex).
With three sections in each devotion (including a Bible verse, “Converse & Reflect” questions, and a sample prayer), this marriage resource encourages couples to discover intimacy in marriage like never before.
I also appreciate that this book is available digitally. My husband and I don’t need to carry a book around because we have this powerful couples devotional available right on our phones or tablets. Yes!
And there’s a bonus video workshop and 30 scripture cards to go with the devotional!
I love how practical this couples devotional is, and how Mike and Carlie really encourage couples to invite God into their marriage discussions. Only God is the one that can bring true satisfaction, contentment and unity in marriage, right?
I highly recommend this marriage devotional to many couples as the best couples devotional out there! Order your copy here.
7 Other Awesome Couples Devotionals to Grow Your Marriage
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.
Check it out!
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 best of the best couples devotionals! Check them out!
Other Posts About Couples Devotionals & Growing a Strong Marriage
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