Truth is, God wants Amelia Bedelia Christians. Believers who faithfully obey exactly what God has asked of them. God does not send mixed signals. He desires absolute obedience. "What kind of God would be so demanding?" The same kind who wants to keep us from getting into troublesome shenanigans of our own. Just like a parent who desires obedience from a child to "not play in the street." "Why wouldn't mom want me in the street? This is fun!" We all know why, but we question God the same way children question parents.
Let's strive to be more obedient, like Amelia.