In this section, a man bedridden for eight years is healed, and a dead woman is revived from the dead. Both of these miracles are carried out by Peter the apostle. Such Biblical stories can leave us wondering why we don’t benefit from these miracles today? Answer, our New Testament emphasizes preaching truth over miracles. Christ Himself deemphasized miracles as a basis for faith. Realizing this does not make us faithless.