He looked small in the middle of the foyer, and he wore an insincere smile like he might any other piece of easily removable clothing.
(2) If, however, the worshipper place his god on a level with himself, so far at any rate as to make him to some extent dependent on the service man contracts to render him, then genuine prayer tends to be replaced by a mere bargaining, often conjoined with flattery and with insincere promises.
Josiah himself is praised for his justice, but faithless Judah is insincere (Jer.
The recantation was probably insincere, for on returning to his diocese he taught adoptianism as before.
They show much outward respect for superiors and parents, but they are insincere and incapable of deep emotion.