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    IS/ARE

    The Way, the Truth, and the Light (IS/ARE) God.

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    Re: IS/ARE

    Quote Originally Posted by Anonymous
    The Way, the Truth, and the Light (IS/ARE) God.
    One could make either case and there will always be those who disagree.

    I would reverse the sentence and use "is".

    God is....

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    I would say:
    • The way, the truth, and the light is God.

    In the above sentence, The way, the truth, and the light are all viewed as one thing.

    :)

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    P.S. Like Mike, I would start the sentence, "God is...."

    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    P.S. Like Mike, I would start the sentence, "God is...."

    :)
    :wink:

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    Can I say this???

    The way, the truth, and the light IS all viewed as one thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidw55555
    Can I say this???

    The way, the truth, and the light IS all viewed as one thing.
    Technically, no. Note Subject-Verb agreement:

    1. All things: the way, the truth, and the light are God.
    => plural things = plural are

    2. God is all things: the way, the truth and the light.
    => singular God = singular is

    Also,

    3. The way, the truth, and the light are all things God.

    All the best,

  8. davidw55555
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    THANKS, MIKE, RON BEE, & CASIOPEA. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidw55555
    THANKS, MIKE, RON BEE, & CASIOPEA. :)
    We are happy to help. 8)

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