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Who is ENOCH?

Education Network of Christian Homeschoolers (ENOCH) of New Jersey is a organization which consists of like-minded Christians dedicated to observe the Biblical commands of Deuteronomy 6:4-10, Proverbs 22:6 and Ephesians 6:4. We promote home education as the scriptural design for education, whereas institutional education is the alternative to the home. We believe that every family has the God-given, legal and constitutional right to home education in the state of New Jersey, regardless of their philosophy of education or religious affiliation.


ENOCH's Beginning

Why was ENOCH created?

A group of home educators recognized the many difficulties associated with seeking basic information pertaining to Home Education. It became clear that access to information and support should be made available to all home educators in the most efficient manner possible. As a result ENOCH was formed.

Statement of Purpose

This description is extracted from the ENOCH Bylaws.

ENOCH of New Jersey, Inc. is organized exclusively for the purpose of providing service and support to Christian home education support groups and home educators within the State of New Jersey including, but not limited to, the following ways:

  1. By aiding in the creation and growth of Christian home education support groups throughout the State of New Jersey.
  2. By providing information regarding the legal climate of home education in the State of New Jersey and in our nation.
    • By encouraging home educating families to seek appropriate legal counsel.
    • By monitoring and advising the State Department of Education and other appropriate officials.
    • By monitoring cases before family, state and federal court in this regard.
  3. By doing whatever is necessary to protect the future freedoms of home education in the State of New Jersey and in our nation.
  4. By promoting the advantages of home education over other alternatives forms of education outside the home.
  5. By promoting sound, high-quality home education programs by parents or legal guardians for the purpose of developing Christ-like character, which will satisfy the spiritual, intellectual, physical and emotional growth needs of their children.
  6. By reviewing and disseminating home education materials and information considered vital to home educators, thus serving as a resource to parents desiring to educate their children in the home.
  7. By publishing a state newsletter.
  8. By planning and conducting an annual state home education convention and other educational opportunities designed to provide information and training that will help parents and others involved with or interested in home education.
  9. By supporting accurate home education research and its publication.
  10. By instituting other programs or services in the future that may be deemed necessary by the Board of Trustees of this organization.

Statement of Faith

This description is extracted from the ENOCH Bylaws.

We believe:

  1. The Bible to be the inspired, infallible, divinely preserved Word of God, the supreme and final authority for all faith and life.

    2 Timothy 3:16-17
    2 Peter 1:21

  2. That there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

    Deuteronomy 6:4
    Matthew 28:18
    John 1:1-3 , 18
    Acts 5:3,4

  3. In the Deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, His bodily resurrection, His ascension and His imminent bodily return in power and glory.

    Matthew 1:18-25
    Luke 1:30-37
    Colossians 2:9
    Philippians 2:6-11
    1 John 3:5
    1 Peter 3:18
    2 Corinthians 5:21
    1 Corinthians 15:4, 14, 20
    Luke 24:36-43
    John 20:24-29
    Acts 1:9-11
    Ephesians 1:20

  4. That man was created in the image of God, but fell into sin and is therefore lost, and only those who put their faith in Jesus Christ alone, not trusting in any personal works whatsoever, shall be saved.

    Genesis 1:26, 27; 2:15-17; 3:1-24
    Romans 5:12-21
    1 Corinthians 15:21, 22
    Romans 3:9-20
    Mark 7:20-23
    John 3:1-21

  5. That salvation is the free gift of God brought to the sinner by grace and received by personal faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, Whose substitutionary death on the cross paid the penalty for man's sin.

    Ephesians 2:1-10
    Titus 3:5-7
    Romans 3:21-26; 9:30-33
    Galatians 3:11-14, 22-24

  6. That the ministry of the Holy Spirit is to convict mankind, indwell, guide, instruct and empower the believer for Godly living and service.

    John 16:7-15
    Titus 3:5
    John 3:5-8
    Romans 8:9
    Ephesians 1:13,14; 4:30
    1 Corinthians 6:19
    Galatians 3:2
    Romans 8:2-4
    Galatians 5:16-25
    Ephesians 5:18
    Colossians 1:18
    Ephesians 1:22,23; 5:23-32
    1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

  7. In the spiritual unity of believers through our common faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and that individual doctrinal differences which may exist, outside of the aforementioned (IV: 1-6), should not hinder the unity of Christian home educators.

    Romans 12:5, 10, 16, 18; 14:1-8; 15:5
    Ephesians 4:2-6
    Titus 3:2,9

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