Samuel Hopkins Quotes

Willingness to be damned for the glory of God... view

By: Samuel Hopkins

Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven... view

By: Samuel Hopkins

However, I am willing to hear what you can produce from Scripture in favor of any kind of slavery... view

By: Samuel Hopkins

If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them... view

By: Samuel Hopkins

In a word, if any kind of slavery can be vindicated by the Holy Scriptures, we are already sure our making and holding the Negroes our slaves, as we do, cannot be vindicated by any thing we can find there, but is condemned by the whole of divine revelation... view

By: Samuel Hopkins

These Scriptures, therefore, are infinitely far from justifying the slavery under consideration.. view

By: Samuel Hopkins

God saw fit, for wise reasons to allow the people of Israel thus to make and possess slaves.. view

By: Samuel Hopkins