We want our children to obey us because as their parents we want what is best for them. Our desire is not selfish. Obedience is not demanded out of unfairness but from a place of love and utmost care for their well being. It is the same with God. He commands obedience from us, because we are His children and because He loves us. We are sheep who cannot survive without His guidance and leading. Therefore we must obey.
Here are 3 reasons we must obey God: