When it comes to relationships, one of the most helpful expressions of understanding love – receiving and giving it – comes from Gary Chapman`s five love languages.
When we think – what is God`s love language – it must be acts of kindness and it definitely is not gifts. Doing what is right and fair definitely pleases God more than any sacrificial gift could ever do.
You expect more from a 13 year old than a 5 year old – right? I don’t think God is any different, He knows where we are on our walk and will meet us where we are.