The Lord had done many works for Israel, even as He has done many works for the world today and for the church. Truly, He did not ask for much in return, at least in comparison, but among the things He wanted was this,
“On the fourteenth day of the first month is the Passover of the LORD. And on the fifteenth day of this month is the feast; unleavened bread shall be eaten for seven days.”
The first day was a holy convocation in which they were not to do their regular work, but they were to offer two young bulls, one ram, and seven lambs. The Lord added, “Be sure they are without blemish.”
Along with those burnt offerings the Lord wanted them to offer grain, oil, and a goat. He specified further how often He wanted this done, and so on (Numbers 28:16-25).
Was that too much for the Lord to ask after He had delivered them from slavery? No, the Israelites should have done those things gladly.
Likewise, the Lord wants us to assemble every first day of the week, and sometimes Christians will wonder why they have to go to church every week.
Well, is it too much for Him to ask after delivering us from our sin that was leading us to hell?