Paul is clearly teaching that the revelation of the Antichrist and the apostasy will occur first, that is, before the day of the Lord and by extension before the rapture.
Let’s have a public moderated debate on the meaning of this single word in this context.
I am willing to defend my prewrath interpretation under pretrib cross examination. Is a pretrib teacher willing to defend their view under prewrath cross examination? We shall see.
Let’s call this The Proton Challenge.