“What is called schism,” he says, “in a religious sense, is division and dissension, whereby the hearts of men are split into opposite factions and interests, so as to make a separation in the church.
Taylor in recording these brief remarks by Poindexter writes, "Some remarks on schism are worthy to be recorded in letters of gold:"
In letters of gold indeed! One of the difficulties of schismatics is that they prey on the grace and forbearance of others to advance their devilish designs. Therefore all too often they are suffered way too long multiplying the potential for them to do damage to the work of God and the churches of the Lord Jesus Christ.