“Ya’ll don’t hear me” – Don’t Give Up! – Somebody Needs to Hear This Gospel

Kevy Needs This – Message & Gospel Music

“Fall seven times and stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.” – Galatians 6:9

Every day I must inspire myself. It is not easy to always stay spiritually elevated. I don’t always do. There are many distractions that try to ‘take me there’, and if I get distracted, just like when I ‘petted the monkey’, I lose sight of my goal, then begin to feel discouraged, wondering what will I do.

‘But, y’all don’t hear me.’

I’m goanna have to break this down for you. I was born in black skin, in 1960 Southern discrimination, to a father who had committed suicide, only months after I was born. I was born in poverty, and raised by a mother who worked hard as a maid to raise 9 children well. I was told that I would die by doctors, over 30 years ago, and faced brushes with death about 5 times.

Through all of this, I never gave up. I have now advanced to the point of seeing such obstacles, including the ones I face today, as inspirations.

I look roadblocks straight in the eye, and dare them to even try. – Kevy Michaels

These circumstances, I was born into. But, I have also learned to be steadfast on problems that I caused.

It was especially difficult for me to fight hidden and damaging emotions that I conjured up, reflecting on my faults, mistakes, and shortcomings. I made bad choices with drugs, friends, and being generally recklessness at a point in my life when money was flowing.

I lost everything I owned, in a bitter sibling battle that on days made me fearful of losing even more. I responded to ugliness with anger further fanning flames that burned forcefully, without my help.

To all of these things, I never gave up. To the challenges that I face today, I will never give up.

Put simply, to give up is equivalent to giving up on God.

I will live with the spirit of God in my body, mind, spirit, and soul, so that I am already prepared for the day he calls my number. Therefore, I will keep the faith, and never give up.

Giving up versus having faith is oxymoronic. I am proud that I embrace this understanding today. I realize that it is common sense, but most still don’t get it and reveal that they don’t, without knowing they are.

Though they are opposites, they are also connected. With faith, true faith, we are endowed with unexpected blessings, some may call miracles, proportional to how we live in our faith. Therefore, when we face brick walls, we know that in addition to all that we have done, God will deliver the final blow or sanctification. Not giving up and faith are connected because our continued courage and perseverance shows God that we ‘believe’. True believers, never give up.

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

I am sure that it is well established that I have great disdain for the spiritually blind holy rollers. It’s a bit unfair, and I must work on that. But, when I did not have the spiritual sight that I have now, I was not able to detect spiritual authenticity, and got burned mainly by holy rollers.

One of the things that irks me the most is when I see those who preach the gospel on sunny days, then worry like the devil is goanna get them, in the dark of the night. I’m not that type and don’t like being around that type. They drain the nectar out of my energy.

The endurance that I have developed today guides me to navigate adversities more carefully, so that I always stay in ‘the good fight’.

Here’s what I do:

  • I assess my obstacles to determine all that I can do, and must do, to overcome them, knowing that I won’t have to do it all. In general, for my greater good, or to defend me against fire-breathing dragons, I do not have to do it all! I do have to believe that any obstacle is easy to overcome, working with my creator. If I don’t believe this, I surely won’t achieve it.
  • I get my prayer and meditation on, intensely. Most times I don’t pray for specific things, but rather for God’s will for me. But, I do it every day, and everywhere throughout the day.
  • I do ‘the next good thing’ that I believe would please God, daily and randomly, in all situations. You see, here I am planting seeds, showing God how faithful a servant I am.
  • I proclaim my victory with statements like, “I don’t know how, but I will overcome this obstacle. Watch me.” I do it loud and proud. This puts my ego on alert that there will be work that has to be done, or he will be embarrassed, if he has to swallow his words.
  • I don’t worry. I almost look at worry as a sin, a slap in the face of God. The way I see it is that I cannot praise God’s goodness, while worrying whether he’s going to ‘be there’ for me. This is why I like working with God to overcome problems. Having a covenant with God imparts on us the responsibility to understand him and learn how to please him. I find by doing so passionately, I worry less because I know he sees my sincerity. If I am not passionate and sincere, I worry, because I know that he may not be pleased with my deeds. You cannot praise and believe in God, and worry at the same time.
  • Prepare for a new beginning. Every time I triumph over an obstacle, there is a new beginning that awaits me, sometimes big, sometimes small. Enduring through storms changes a person, therefore they may see the road ahead through new eyes. With each victory, it’s like you are born again.

Now, I hope y’all hear me. I hope you fight on to see that paradise that waits on the other side, selected just for you.

In my victories, it seems that blessing came on days, where the nights before, I was about to give up, but held on.

I have a phrase that I coined, that I have shared with many friends. I will leave you with the quote below.

“What I say about trials and obstacles is the harder the struggle, the sweeter will be the victory.” – Kevy Michaels

“Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.”Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

“And whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.” – 1 John 3:22 KJV


Don’t Give Up Gospel Music – ‘Somebody Up In Here’, Needs to Hear This – Not Just Kevy

Enough of my babbling, here are gospel songs that I hand-selected to inspire you to hold on, and not to give up.

Many of these songs helped me, and still help me through my challenges today.

More Than I Can Bear By Kirk Franklin18,198,895 views – David Miles Jr. – Published on Oct 26, 2007

From the God’s Property Album a song by Kirk Franklin. Please rate and do leave comments.

WESS MORGAN GET ME THRU536,287 views – Mack Simpson Music Ministry – Published on Jun 19, 2017

Please support this Great artist! Buy it here: https://itunes.apple.com/bm/album/get… Or get it here: https://www.amazon.com/Get-Me-Thru/dp… Go here to find out more about this artist: http://www.wessmorgan.com I Do NOT own the copyright to this song.

Troy Sneed – Move Forward (Lyrics)29,280 views – Jesus4Life – Published on Sep 24, 2016

Hey guys. Here’s another lyric video. It’s Troy Sneed with his song, Move Forward. Enjoy and thanks for watching!

The Struggle Is Over – Youth for Christ799,567 views – Mike Nowlin – Published on Oct 22, 2009

Declare it!

Don’t Give Up (Vinyl LP) – Shirley Caesar, “I Remember Mama”29,662 views – Pannellctp Traditional Gospel Music – Published on Apr 26, 2013

Shirley Caesar, “I Remember Mama” Release Date: October 17, 1990 A popular gospel singer who often shouts her music in order for her messages to be received, Shirley Caesar performed with the Caravans in the ’60s before pursuing a professional solo career in 1966. Born in North Carolina, Caesar is known as the First Lady of Gospel. At the age of 10, she began singing and performing for family and friends. She graduated from Shaw University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1984. She also received honorary doctorates from Shaw University and Southeastern University. Her professional career began in the ’60s when she was with the Caravans. In 1966, she began making a name for herself on the gospel music circuit.

Yolanda Adams – Never Give Up {Video}10,275,928 views – LikeNew09 – Published on Feb 12, 2010

Yolanda Adams Never Give Up


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