Excerpts from "Visions Beyond the Veil" by H.A. Baker
free subscription Archives Blog Videos

Prophetic Ministry


Excerpts from "Visions Beyond the Veil" by H.A. Baker

Posted: 2009-01-17 19:11:55

Excerpts from “Visions Beyond the Veil”   by H. A. Baker, missionary to Tibet, China and Formosa (first published late 1920’s, Osterhus Publ., Mn., MN)


Pages 1 and 2:  In this visitation from the Lord all (involved) were treated impartially. The oldest and the youngest, the first arrivals and the latest comers, the best and the worst, all sitting together around their common Father’s table were alike treated to His heavenly bounties. The children and young people upon whom came the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. And through whom came these visions and revelations were members of the Adullam Rescue Mission in Yunnanfu, Yunnan Province, China. For the most part, these children had been beggars in the dtreets of the city (poor, with one or both parents dead). Some were run-aways from adjoining provinces. They were mostly boys, ages 6-18, without education or religious moral teaching. Some of them were doubtless converted as we shared with them the gospel and trained them. Many were praying for the fullness of the Holy Spirit and sought Christ.


Pages 9 and 10:  One morning at the end of (our regular) prayer meeting the Lord was near and the presence of the Holy Spirit could be felt in our midst. (some left prayer and some stayed). (The meeting went on longer than usual and some who had left returned). This meeting went on hour after hour. I (as the leader of the home) had nothing to do or say, the Lord seemed to have complete control, I just tried to keep out of His way.


Pages 11 and 12:  The children didn’t go to sleep until a late hour that night (I had allowed the meeting to continue on all day). At 6:00 A.M. the next morning the last words of prayer were said. This lasted for two days and then seemed to subside. On the morning of the 3rd day at our 7:30 A.M. prayer time, one shy and quiet 8 year old kept praying, hidden behind the organ till 12:00 noon. Normally shy but now he was boldly crying out to the Lord in prayer. This new outpouring lasted for one week.. Eating and sleeping became less important. People would eat when they felt led and then they would come back to the Lord’s mighty outpouring. Nearly all day until late in the night some were under His power.


Page 13:  This outpouring demanded nothing on the part of us missionaries except our keeping out of the way, taking care not to interfere with His wonderful work. We just were to open up our own hearts that we , too, might be taken deeper into the heavenly blessings that were falling…. Our presence or absence in the meetings made little difference.


Pages 27 and 28:  After 2 or 3 weeks nearly all the children wanted to preach, even the younger ones. They preached with great unction and authority. At the Chinese New Year one of the older boys had prepared a sermon on a new year theme. But when the preaching began the power of God fell so that this boy suddenly spoke in tongues and another interpreted. One small boy after another preached as interpreter. As soon as the Lord was through with one interpreter he would step back and another felt the unction to preach. As soon as this one stepped into the circle he would get the interpretation. This went on for an hour or two while many people listened who could get near to hear. We seemed to see something of what preaching of the church was in the beginning and what it seemed so clear the Lord wanted it to be in the end. (This at least was part of the Lord’s method of preaching according to I Cor. 14, not necessarily meant to be always the regular order of preaching). Before utterance the speaker does not know what words the Spirit will speak through his lips. This is pure prophetic preaching. (Not necessarily meaning that we should not study or make notes, but the Lord is to guide and give us Holy Spirit utterance).


Page 24:  When the Lord spoke through one, whether the smallest or humblest child, there was something about the voice, the penetrating power of the words, a heart-gripping power, that cannot be described.  We had never heard such a gripping voice from God in any sermon in all our days. We all knew we were hearing directly from the Lord.


Page 38:  In one prophecy (where the children were caught up to heaven) the Lord said He had made heaven big enough for everybody.


Page 42:  In heaven there were beautiful golden streets, buildings side by side, a room for each person, every room opening unto the street. Upon the door and about the front were precious jewels. The name of each occupant was above the door. Inside the room were golden tables, a Bible, a flower vase, a pen and book, a golden chair, a golden chest, and a golden bed. In each room a jeweled crown, a golden harp, and a trumpet. The walls were gold. They could put beautiful flowers of their choice in the vase.


Page 46:  Heaven was near (not far away) just out of sight.


Pages 51-53:  Paradise is a “Park” of plant, Animal, and Man’s most beautiful parks but with regenerated nature, flowing streams, picturesque landscapes, crystal pools, wooded nooks, fragrant flowers, caroling birds, animals. God put it into man’s heart a love for nature. We have vanishing natural beauties, mountains, valleys, lakes, only a few fleeting years, just passing amusements given by the Lord to cheer us a little on this pilgrim journey. Are not the finest combinations of all that is beautiful in nature just mere foreshadows of the un-perverted and unlimited realities in (the coming) Paradise of God in heaven?


Page 82:  Revelations of the last days: there will be famines, diseases (pestilences), war, desolation that will be attended with persecution of the people of God, whom He will especially equip in this crisis.


Pages 100 and 101:  A very important message of Christ through a sobbing boy: “I weep tonight. I am heart-broken. I am in deep sorrow because those who believe in me are so very few.  I planned and prepared heaven for everyone, having made room for all the people in all the world.  I made the New Jerusalem in three great cities, one above the other, with plenty of space for all men.  But men will not believe me.  Those who believe are so very few.  I am sad, so very sad.  (This message was given between heart-rending sobs and floods of tears from the boy.)  Since men will not believe me, I must destroy the wicked earth.  I planned to visit it with three great calamities, but it is so wicked that I have added a fourth.

“If you have any friends, tell them to repent quickly; persuade all men as rapidly as possible to believe the gospel; but if people will not listen and will not accept your message the responsibility will not be upon you.


Get the baptism of the Holy Spirit.  If you will tarry and believe, I will baptize you.  The devil deceives you by making you think you will not receive the baptism, but wait and seek and I will baptize you, and give you power to cast out devils and to heal the sick.  Those who receive the seal of the Holy Spirit are to preach and testify, and I will be with you to help and protect you in times of danger.


“If you think perhaps you will not get to heaven, that thought is of the devil.  I will not destroy my own children; I will protect and save every one; not one of mine will perish.  I will overcome.  Pray for Mr. and Mrs. Baker and I will give them power to cast out devils and to heal the sick.  The children in the home should obey.  Do not fight.  Do not lie.  Live at peace.  When you pray, pray from the heart.  Do not let your love grow cold. 


“Tell other churches they, too, should seek the Holy Spirit.  All churches must press forward.


“The devil is coming to earth in a few years, and there will be a great tribulation.  Do not worry; I will protect and care for you.


“People everywhere will gather together and fight in one place, after which I will come to punish the earth.  You must not fear, for those who believe in me will be caught up to blow trumpets and to play harps.


“I will destroy two of every three.  When I come everything must obey my voice. Houses will tumble down; mountains will fall; trees will be destroyed.  There will be utter destruction where I will not leave one blade of grass. Those who worship idols will perish.  All sorcerers and spiritist mediums shall be cast into hell.  Only those who believe the gospel will be saved.”


Page 111:  In the New Jerusalem everybody is “in love.” Everybody is in love with everybody else. Our earth in our encumbrance of this deprived tabernacle there is a song in the soul. In its struggle for expression (and realization) there are times it seems to break out of its restraint for a second (or a time, or a season) but as quickly the perfect chord (struck) is lost (again).


*(My own thought (Dave Nelson)-We are sincerely seeking for the Lord to come to us greater than ever before, for our day. The Lord is preparing us for this coming “revival” individually and corporately. He is calling us to it. We will be tasting of heavenly things with the Lord close to us, and hopefully our true joy in revival will continue till the coming of the Lord. Revival is coming and it is already here, and beginning. But at the same time there will be great darkness and evil all around us (see Is. 60:1-3). And the true people of God will be persecuted. But we must press in to what the Lord is calling us to. We will be so amazed at what He does. We will be so blessed in this “revival.” He truly will be with us and will make us ready for all that is ahead. We should not be afraid. It is a very exiting time for us. Let us press on in this good walk with the Lord all the way till we see His wonderful face!)


Comments have been temporarily disabled.