" 'For I know the plans that I have made for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.' "
"Do all things without grumbling or disputing; so that you will prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world."
vilify- to speak or wtie about in an abusively disparaging manner
vatic- describing or predicting what will happen in the future
prescient- having or showing knowledge of events before they take place