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I write the following sentences:

How will the Lord return? Could it be that the Lord may knock at our doors one day and say He is the Lord Jesus, and then we open the door to welcome Him?

Is "that the Lord may knock at our doors one day and say He is the Lord Jesus, and then we open the door to welcome Him" a subordinate clause or two clauses?

If it is two clauses, then is "and then we open the door to welcome Him" used correctly in grammar? If it is not correct, can you tell me why?

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    Saying "could it be that" is fine, but you wouldn't say "may" since "could" already expresses that, making it a tautology. You'd say "will" instead of "may." – user361733 Sep 16 '19 at 19:39
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    "And then we open the door to him" isn't a subordinate clause. It's the second item in a list of two items that could be, the first item being, "the Lord may knock at our doors one day and say He is the Lord Jesus." When listing only two things, don't put a comma before "and." – user361733 Sep 16 '19 at 19:43
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    If you want to make the list appear more clearly in the sentence or make the sentence easier to read, you could add a "that" between "and" and "then." – user361733 Sep 16 '19 at 19:46
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    You might also add the word "in" after "Him." – user361733 Sep 16 '19 at 19:48
  • If I add a "that" between "and" and "then," do I need to delete the "then"? – Daisy99 Sep 16 '19 at 19:48

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