What you have been assigned to do, has not been done before. So people will reject it. In the rejection you can find a peace. The rejection will keep you humble and it will ensure, that no one will have MY Glory.
Men will let you down, because they are flesh. This disappointment is a intricate part of the process. It will build sincere humility and stamina.
If you become drawn in by the approval of men, it can replace my voice and my calling for you. So to be seen as weird or off is a hard thing, but a good thing.
The long term effectiveness is better than short term, so popularity with your contemporaries is not needed to accomplish my will for you. A day is coming when you will be exalted, because your were meticulous in exalting ME.
4) But God is so rich in mercy, and he loved us so much, 5) that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God’s grace that you have been saved!) 6) For he raised us from the dead along with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms because we are united with Christ Jesus.