Treasure Island

John Knight

(8 September 1933 / Liverpool - UK)


I wrote this blessing to read at my Granddaughter Rachel's Wedding. I read it just as we sat down for the Wedding Breakfast.

We stand before God to bless David and Rachel on their Wedding Day
May God - by whose will creation had its being
Bless you real good in your union together
May Christ seal your marriage with the seal of His love
May the Holy Spirit guide you in joy and peace.

We give thanks to God the Father who will bless you
To God the Son who rejoices - with us - in your spiritual union
To God the Holy Spirit - who will indwell you forever

Father - we thank you for your provision in all things
We thank you for this meal - to celebrate the marriage
Of David and Rachel - and their commitment
To each other and to your service.
We ask you to bless this meal - and
Our fellowship together - on this
Very very special occasion.
In Christ's Name............................... AMEN.

(John Knight - Colchester UK - March 2010)

Submitted: Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (3/23/2010 7:54:00 AM)

    We stand before God to bless David and Rachel on their Wedding Day
    May God - by whose will creation had its being........................let me congrats for being grandpa for daughters wedding it is beautifully expressed in words....10

    read mine.. waited at the door... watched helplessly (Report) Reply

  • Iron Panda 23™ (3/22/2010 7:48:00 AM)

    that was soo friffin beautiful! ! ^-^
    congratz to them n may God bless them...& u...& the rest of ur family! ! ^-^ (Report) Reply

  • Almedia Knight-Oliver (3/17/2010 7:49:00 PM)

    This is a lovely wedding blessing. I hope your sincere words will carry your grand daughter and her husband throughout their lives. May they be cherished with love forever.Congrats to the two-and you as well, John (Report) Reply

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