Well said and bless you for saying it. I too am a former catholic saved by the grace of God and allowed by His Holy Spirit to test the spirits and subject His word to Berean scrutiny. For too long I have felt like the lone voice crying out that scripture does not support the pre trib teaching. Thank you for reminding me that God's glorious mystery revealed in Ephesians 3 is brought to fruition in Revelation 10:7.
I believe that the pre - trib teaching will be a huge contributor to the falling away as folks counting on their "get out of discomfort free" card suddenly realize they are being persecuted and their free ride doesn't exist. As I tell my friends that if I steel myself for the tribulation and place my faith in Him I am simply following Christ Jesus' teaching (John 16:33