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The age of miracles is past.

Prov. Miracles do not happen nowadays. I'm afraid this old vacuum cleaner can't be fixed. The age of miracles is past.
See also: age, miracle, of, past

perform/work miracles

to be extremely effective in improving a situation Di's worked miracles in the kitchen - I've never seen it look so clean. These days plastic surgeons can perform miracles.
See also: miracle, perform
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The Christian perception of miracle as fact characterizes the medieval period but not our own.
Consequently they are more sympathetic to the miracle tradition in the Gospels than were Achtemeier's 20th century colleagues (for example, Stevan L.
At this revelation, when people realized that their miracle was no more, an ugly, combative atmosphere developed at the Sago Baptist Church.
Sadly, nearly a decade after Jane's miracle appeared, 2 million children living with HIV/AIDS in the developing world still are waiting for their miracles.
And that, for writer-director McGowan, is the miracle of ``Saint Ralph.
The approval comes on the heels of Syneron and Miracle Laser signing a strategic partnership agreement to develop the Chinese market for Syneron's elos(TM) (Electro-Optical Synergy) product platforms.
One of the most important elements in bringing about miracle major gifts is pro-active stewardship.
Andre Vauchez, "Le miracle dans la chretiente occidentale au Moyen Age entre vie sociale et experience religieuse," observes that healing and the revival of children are by far the most common category of miracles in Latin lives of saints (confirmed by Auzefy and Krotzl, among others; also in Byzantine, according to Deroche).
Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism follow, and there is a concluding chapter that focuses on four contemporary miracle "case histories": miraculous cures attributed to candidates for sainthood in Catholicism, to Oral Roberts, to Rebbe Schneerson in the Lubavitcher Jewish community and to the Hindu figure Mata Amritanandamayi.
Here again, Hume's opponents, acknowledging this difficulty, defended the New Testament miracle stories over heathen miracle stories on the basis of the particular facts and contextual details.
In some cases, the appeal to miracle was an extension of the appeal to the Church as a mediator for conflict resolution.
Wherever Christ found little faith, He lamented its absence ("It's an evil and unfaithful generation that asks for a sign," Mt 12:39; 16:4; "And he did not work many miracles there because of their lack of faith," Mt 13:57).
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25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Flights for Kids, the nation's leading medical flight organization, is calling all supporters to cast their final ballots in the 2015 Lightspeed Aviation Foundation Pilots Choice Awards Grant program.
Lessons From The Miracle Doctors: A Step By Step Guide To Optimum Health And Relief From Catastrophic Illness by Jon Barron (member of the advisory board of The Health Sciences Institute) is a no-nonsense guide that anyone can follow to optimize their diet, nutrition, exercise, and life habits for improved well-being, especially when confronted with the specter of severe health threats.