Self obedience can be defined as the ability of one's yielding himself to instructions or command from above neither from above or earthly instructions
The society expect every body to have self obedience. In order for the respect of the society to be so seen within ourselves and others therefore obedience is one of the keys to live long on earth.
Self obedience helps us to have self discipline. If one's is in the high posts in the church. In the political level. In the school. In the mosques and in any event have to bring himself down for the people also.
For the holy Scripture (Bible) says children obey your parents in the Lord for this is right honour thy father and thy mother which is the first commandment with a promise.
That you may lives long earth in the land that God gives you. So father also respect your children and children also respect them all