Marriage is a covenant relationship between a man and a woman, witnessed by God. When divorce enters the picture, it tears apart something that was never meant to be split. It's painful. It's marital bankruptcy — more has been withdrawn from the relationship than has been deposited into it. Marriages don't fall apart over night though. They spiral downward from disappointment, discouragement and disbelief, all leading to desertion. God is not a passive witness, but an active one who is present and assists us. He promises to walk with us, warm cold hearts, open His Word to us and wake His Spirit within us.