1 Corinthians chapter 4 verses 11 +13

Verses 11 to 13

After this sarcastic rampage on the Corinthians he says

. 11 To this present hour we are both hungry and thirsty, and are poorly clothed, and are roughly treated, and are homeless; 12 and we toil, working with our own hands; when we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure; 13 when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now. 1 Corinthians 4:8-13 NASB

I think this keeps things in context… The Apostles including Paul suffered a lot including martyrdoms.   It isn’t the time to have spiritual superstars.

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