What they require of us is not absolute, but only because we first owe obedience to our heavenly Father.
Every one that asketh receiveth ": for the heavenly Father will do more, not less, than an earthly father would do for his children.
If the fatherhood of God stands out clearly, we may remember a passage of St Mark also which speaks of " the Heavenly Father " as forgiving those who forgive.
Always wise, always holy, always unsearchable, the Christian's God is that heavenly Father who has His full image and revelation in Jesus Christ.
Were they bringing the frankincense and the incense to make Christ an even sweeter savor to the nostrils of His heavenly Father?