In this writing they expose a false prophetic move that worked its way into the church. This person was “carried away in the spirit” and flying in the heavens and had been worked up into an ecstasy and started to prophesy things that were contrary to the Word of Yah and the way the Church operated. There were some people in the church who had discernment, by knowing the Word, rebuked them and knew they were operating under the power of demons. Others who were not rooted in the Word, tried to approach this person to correct them, but because they were not rooted in the Word, were overcome by that false prophet.
Elijah is a key figure in the Book of Revelations. The Early Church understood how important his role would be in preparing the church before the times of the Antichrist. Elijah would be the one to restore the church to be able to endure the persecution. Elijah is understood to be the angel (messenger) ascending from the East bearing the seal of God. He’s come to seal the church.
This is the list of many Bishops that were ordained by the Apostles. This was the beginning of the apostolic succession, the beginning of the next line of Apostles.