And the people believed: and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that He had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped. Exodus 4:31 (KJV)

Israel has at this point been in Egyptian captivity for 400 years. They have cried out to the LORD to intervene (Exodus 2:23-25), and God heard and gave a son to a couple about 40 years previous to Moses’ appearing to them as God’s deliverer.

It is a good thing when God visits. It is good because He comes to deliver His people from their bondage.  That bondage can be not only physical captivity but also captivity to sin; which is rebellion against God.

Moses has come in the power and Spirit of God.  And God has sent Aaron to be the spokesman because Moses has said, “I am not an eloquent speaker” (Exodus 4:10).  Even though God promised Moses He would give him the words to speak and the power of the word he uses his speech as a weakness, thus, God sends Aaron.

When God visits His people lives are changed forever.  The people were convinced that Moses was sent from God; at least for now; and they bowed their heads and worshiped the LORD.

We ought to always worship the LORD. We worship Him best and we worship Him most when we honor Him, His word, and His Spirit through our daily lives.  We read the word of God, we hear the word of God, and we do the word of God.  We can do none of those things unless the Spirit of God is in us through the new birth that comes from the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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