Vesphew Benton "Vep" Ellis (March 11, 1917 - April 30, 1988)


Vep Ellis was one of the most prolific and beloved songwriters in Southern Gospel. He served as a Church of God minister for 49 years. He also published more than 500 songs over the course of a career that also saw him record five albums and numerous singles of his own. Vep served for several years as music director for the Oral Roberts Ministries and as music director of the Tennessee Music And Printing Company. He also owned his own publishing company, Vep Ellis And Sons Music. His songs have been recorded by nearly every Southern Gospel artist.


SGMA Hall Of Fame (2001)

Solo Discography

???? Vep Ellis Sings Oral Roberts Crusade Favorites (Abundant Life Recordings SM-1031): Move With God; Expect A Miracle; God Will Supply; My God Can Do Anything; There Is A Balm In Gilead; I Have Been Born Again; Wilt Thou Be Made Whole; O Blessed Holy Spirit; Let Me Touch Him; I Can't Go Under; Let's Build A Bridge; I'll Sing Of My Redeemer.

Songwriter's Résumé

(Partial list)

All The Day Long
Am I A Soldier Of The Cross
At The End Of The Trail
Do You Know My Jesus
Everywhere He Went
Expect A Miracle
God Will Supply
Heaven's Joy Awaits
Heavenly Love
I Can't Go Under
I Have Been Born Again
I Know He Heard My Prayer
I Know My Savior Is There
I Know The Lord
If Jesus Is There
I'll Be True
I'll Sing Of My Redeemer
I'm Free Again
I'm In A New World
It Don't Mean A Thing
I've Got Nothing To Lose
Jesus Fills My Every Need
Jesus Holds The Keys
Joshua Led God's Children
Joyfully I'll Travel On
Let Me Touch Him
Let's Build A Bridge
Love Is Why
Move With God
Over The Moon
My God Can Do Anything
O Blessed Holy Spirit
Praise God I'm Free
Riding The Range For Jesus
Thanks To Calvary
The Amen Corner
The Love Of God
There Is A Change
What Can He Do
When He Calls I'll Fly Away
Wilt Thou Be Made Whole

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