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The Pledge

Tips for your Christian Wedding Ceremony

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During the Pledge or "Betrothal" the couple declares to the gathered guests and witnesses that they have come of their own free will to be married. This is distinct from the wedding vows, in which the couple declares their promises directly to each other.

• Check out these Samples of The Pledge.

• To gain a deeper understanding of your Christian wedding ceremony and to make your special day even more meaningful, you may want to spend some time learning the biblical significance of today's Christian wedding traditions.

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