Chapter 35: The Argument..."Deceptions in the Air"


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Similar to what newspapers in the 19th Century did the will publish a chapter a day from the book Deceptions in the Air. This fictional book is a blend of reality and conspiracy with a mix of Biblical Prophecy. My hope is that you enjoy the story, while it puts a desire in your heart to seek Truth.

Chapter 35: The Argument

Tension filled the air as no words were spoken during the elevator ride up to their hotel room. Both Bri and Alex stood painfully staring at its closed door.

Once the door opened, Bri quickly stepped out and shot off toward the room. Sliding her card key into its slot, she let the door slam on Alex.

Alex not knowing exactly what to do lightly tapped on the door. Bri stood on the other side of the closed door with her eyes closed hearing his soft knocks.

“Bri, please let me in,” Alex begged.

Tears began to fill her eyes and her body began to shake as she slowly turned the door handle to let him in.

“Bri sweetie, I wanted to tell you more about the project. But, I wanted to explain it in a way you would understand. One of the problems, we Christians have, is how closed minded we become.”

She stood there staring at the man she thought she had loved the majority of her life realizing she didn’t know this man at all. Quickly, she turned around and began packing the small amount of things she had bought back into her suitcase.

“Alex,” she quietly said as she turned around from her suitcase, “I think we’ve made a horrible mistake.”

“What?” he said rather confused as he walked over to her. 

Bri turned to look as she fought back the tears. Her body began to quiver causing her to lose her balance. Alex quickly caught her.

“Bri you have been under a lot of stress both physically and emotionally. Why don’t you lie down and rest? We can talk about everything after you relax and calm down.”

The feeling of being in Alex’s arms was a feeling that she had always dreamed of... and now it was happening. But it wasn’t the good, safe, and warm feeling she had desired. Instead, it was a sick or even frightening feeling.

What was Alex into? What god was he serving? Bri was unable to stop all the thoughts running through her mind of everything she had read about less than 24-hours ago; Project Blue Beam, seed clouding, the One World Religion.

Alex led Bri over to the bed where they were able to sit down. He wrapped his arms around her holding her tightly. Bri rested her head on his chest as he gently caressed her cheeks and ran his fingers through her soft long hair.

“Bri, I love you… when I’m with you I feel a completeness that is hard to explain… the best way to explain it is when in the past we have had to say goodbye, this empty vessel sails into my soul and makes my heart an empty void. Now that we’re together that emptiness is gone. I need you Bri. Why I ever let you go years ago I don’t know.” He said as he began to slowly kiss her neck.

Their passion and desire for each other became overwhelming. She melted into his arms as their lips touched and the two began to explore one another’s body.

But slowly Bri began to take control of herself. Slowly she stiffened her body as she curled herself away from Alex.

“What is it?” this time he said with some anger in his voice.

“I can’t make love to you. I don’t know who you are,” she said, pulling herself up and away from Alex. “The Alex I love would never create something to deceive people into believing a lie... especially, when it comes to finding God.” 

Alex sat up and placed his elbows on his legs. He then laid his head into his hands. After a several seconds went by, he looked up at Bri while rubbing his chin.

“Bri… can’t this conversation wait for like... maybe another five minutes?” Alex said slowly but sternly with a fake smile.

“No Alex. It can’t. I can’t be married to or make love to a man... who is basically working for Lucifer,” Bri said giving Alex a look of complete and total seriousness.

“What? Are you nuts?” Alex jumped up. “I am not working for Lucifer! I am working for world peace… to stop the wars and needless deaths!”

“Yes, you are! You're working for a false peace.... a peace created by lies... And, Lucifer is the father of all lies!!!”

“Bri, you are so closed-minded. It’s people like you who are giving Christianity a bad name. Don’t you realize that it’s peace that this world needs to survive? We’re already a One World System. People travel here and there and everywhere. We import and export things from everywhere all over the world. Having a One World System doesn’t mean I am working for Lucifer. It means I am making a better world for the people living on it. And by getting all these religious gurus to stop fighting over their stupid religious laws and just learn to love God, we can have the peace and humanity that’s needed to survive on this planet!”

“Alex, if you do this Blue Beam Project, how are people ever going to be able to find the real truth when you are using deception to spread the lie that all paths lead to God's Kingdom? Do you totally disregard the part in your Christian faith where Jesus said that He is the way... the truth... that no one can get to His Father except by accepting to follow Him?”

“Look, the project is going to be done in a few days. Once it’s over, we will figure out a way to let them know about Jesus,” Alex said rubbing his hand through his hair trying to keep his cool.

“Alex, don’t you understand this project is stopping us from being able to tell anyone about Jesus. … Where’s a Bible?” Bri said, getting up from the bed looking for a Gideon Bible on the nightstand.

“Don’t they even put Bible’s into hotel rooms anymore?” she said getting agitated opening and closing the different drawers.

“Why do you need a Bible?” Alex said, looking at Bri as though she had gone crazy.

“Alex you are deceiving people. You will be leading millions to hell by taking away the Word of God,” she said as she stopped her search for a hotel Bible and decided to use the Bible App on her phone.

“Bri, you’re nuts. A loving God is not going to send his children to hell,” he said walking towards her.

“Alex, you are being brain-washed. You know that there is no such thing as absolute freedom… I remember -- It’s in First Timothy chapter four. It talks about a time that will come when men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, because of their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what they want to hear… they will turn from the truth and turn to myths."

"Bri, I am not making up myths."

"And in Romans 10:14 it says something to the affect of how can they believe in the One, if they have not heard... and how can they hear without someone telling them? Your project will stop people from being allowed to preach God’s truth!”

“Bri calm down. It’s not that bad. First, we will bring peace, then, we will teach them the truth,” he explained.

“Alex, you don’t even know what the truth is?”

“I know the truth…God is there to lead us and protect us and guide us,” Alex said this time with anger.

“Where does Jesus come into play in your deceiving world wide lie of a One World Religion?”

“Bri, it's about peace. God wants us to live in peace.”

“Do you believe people need to know about Jesus to be allowed to live in God's perfect kingdom?” she asked.

“See this is a perfect example of how religions cause wars. We both agree that God is love. He is there to protect us... but, you want to keep arguing with me. Bri, I do not want to argue with you!”

Bri didn’t say anything. She just looked at Alex.

“Bri?” Alex said walking towards her.

She backed away.

“Bri,” said Alex this time reaching out to grab her.

“Don’t touch me!” she let out, as she pushed his arm away.

Alex stood there in shock not knowing what to do.

“Alex. I am so sorry,” she said turning and grabbing her two small bags. “I can’t be with you. You’re not the boy I knew and fell in love with. The boy I knew and loved, knew and understood the power of Jesus.”

Once Bri opened the door, she ran out crying towards the elevator.

Alex ran to the door.

“Bri! Bri! Come back!” he begged.


Bri did not run back to Alex, but she came back to the present where she now found herself sitting in a car with Jack.

“How did you know where to find me? Why were you on the pier?” Bri asked.

As he continued driving, Jack glanced over at her a few times. Finally, he answered.

“Alex called me and said that you needed me.”

“What?” she asked.

“Alex called me,” Jack repeated.

Bri sat there stunned. “How did he know you were here?”

“I told him after he called me wondering if I had heard from you. He told me that you two had had a disagreement, and you were pretty upset.”

“Did he say anything else to you?”

Jack didn’t want to get Bri more upset. He wasn’t sure if he should share what Alex had said. He also knew that if he lied and made Alex out to be even worse than what Bri already thought, he could totally destroy Alex’s chance of ever winning her back. Bri would be all his again.

But, his love for Bri was too strong to lie to her for his sake. He wanted her to be happy. He wanted her to have love. After a few seconds passed, he answered her question while keeping his eyes on the road... not wanting to look at her.

“He told me to tell you he was very sorry... He really does love you... He will find a way to make this up to you. And, he made me promise to take care of you. Oh… and something about God and forgiveness,” Jack said.

“How did you know to come to the pier?” she asked.

“I just know how much you love water and standing on the end of pier overlooking the lake seems to be your comfort zone whenever we go up to South Haven to visit your baby and Alan’s grave sites. I just needed to find the nearest pier.”

Bri said nothing. Instead, she turned her eyes away from Jack and stared out the side window feeling absolutely nothing... as they continued their drive to DC.

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