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While the peer review process for journals can vary, it typically follows the pattern shown in the flowchart and described below.
Very few articles are accepted without revisions. Being asked to revise your work is a foundational practice in scholarly publishing, and often results in the work being stronger after it has undergone review.
Below are resources that provide suggestions and guidelines for responding to reviewer feedback: