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I'm in a New World

The Lord has been so good to me, He set my captive spirit free

Author: Vesphew Benton Ellis
Tune: [The Lord has been so good to me] (Ellis)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Author: Vesphew Benton Ellis

Vesphew Benton Ellis (1917 - 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. Awards SGMA Hall Of Fame (2001) Solo Discography… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Lord has been so good to me, He set my captive spirit free
Title: I'm in a New World
Author: Vesphew Benton Ellis
Source: "Christian Joy"
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm in a new world
Publication Date: 1946
Copyright: Copyright, 1946, by Tennessee Music and Printing Company in "Christian Joy"


Inspired by the testimony of 8-year-old Joyce Phillips.



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Christian Joy #d96

Text Info

Church Hymnal #94

Radio Specials and Spirituals #d112

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