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New Testament Baptist is a Bible teaching ministry, and we are most interested in teaching God's way of salvation of people.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. ... He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him." (John 3:16-18, 36) "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." (Romans 6:23) "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." (Romans 5:8) "The Lord ... is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." (2 Peter 3:9) "Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted Word, which is able to save your souls." (James 1:21) "... The Word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the Word of faith, which we preach; That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." (Romans 10:8-10) "For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus; Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time." (1 Timothy 2:5-6) "Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved." (Acts 4:12)
After salvation it is our desire that believers be baptized and become faithful members of New Testament Baptist churches.
New Testament Baptists believe the Word of God is the true center of Christian union and the supreme standard by which all human conduct, creeds, and opinions should be tried. We say along with King David of ancient Israel, "I will worship toward Thy holy temple, and praise Thy name for Thy lovingkindness and for Thy Truth: for Thou hast magnified Thy Word above all Thy name." (Psalm 138:2)
The Lord Jesus Christ said to His Church, "Howbeit when He, the Spirit of truth, is come, He will guide you into all Truth: for He shall not speak of Himself; but whatsoever He shall hear, that shall He speak: and He will shew you things to come. He shall glorify Me: for he shall receive of Mine, and shall shew it unto you." (John 16:13-14) And when praying to the Father for believers the Lord Jesus said, "Sanctify them through Thy Truth: Thy Word is Truth. As thou hast sent Me into the world, even so have I also sent them into the world. And for their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they also might be sanctified through the Truth. Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their Word." (John 17:17-20) In John 16 the Lord promised that the Holy Spirit would guide the early church into all Truth, and then in John 17 He prayed for those who would believe that Truth in the future.
Not many days after this Jesus Commissioned His Church with these words, "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. Amen." (Matthew 28:19-20) This is the job of the New Testament Baptist: 1) Teach Biblical salvation, 2) Baptize believers, 3) Teach to observe all the Bible. The Greek word translated "observe" here has primarily to do watching over the text of the Word of God. Elsewhere in the New Testament this word is translated, "keep," "preserve," "hold fast," "reserve" and "watch." It is therefore said that "... the church of the living God ..." is "... the pillar and ground of the Truth" (1 Timothy 3:15). A pillar of a building is not as much for support as for display and elevating something else. It was the public place where proclamations were posted for public notice. The ground provided the support, the undergirding. The church as the pillar of the Truth is the propagator of God's Word, and as the ground of the Truth the church is guided by God in preserving His Word.
Therefore, New Testament Baptists are King James Bible only, because the modern versions have been corrupted. The modern versions have their roots in texts that were tampered with by an arch-heretic by the name of Origenes Adamantius (AD 184-254) or Origen for short. Then the "Christian" historian Eusebius (AD 260-340) recommended Origen's corrupted text to the first "Christian" Roman Emperor, Constantine (AD 306-337) who was minded to produce 50 standardized bibles for his new state religion, Paganized Christianity which Roman Catholicism in it's embryonic form. From those 50 copies of Origen's bible a few survived. Two other arch-heretics by the names of Westcott and Hort used these 2 of these 50 manuscripts to prepare their corrupt Greek new testament of 1881. This Greek testament gave rise first to the English Revised Version and the American Standard Version, and then scores of other corrupt modern versions. Whereas the King James Bible is in agreement with the Bibles of the Waldenses (ancient Baptists) who trace their New Testament back to the time of the Apostles, from the Italic Bible of AD 157. The King James Translators had Waldenses Bibles before them as they translated and rejected Origen's corruptions.
"My zeal hath consumed me, because mine enemies have forgotten thy words. Thy Word is very pure: therefore thy servant loveth it." (Psalm 119:139-140)
"Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar." (Proverbs 30:5)
"The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words." (Proverbs 15:26)
"The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O LORD, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever." (Psalm 12:6-7)