Want others the see you as a child of God? To see you as a Christian? What we say how we act and what we do tells others who we are.
A son honors his father. So if we call ourselves the children of God we will give to Him the honor that he is titled to.
A person working for someone will show honor and respect for his boss.
If Jesus is our Lord and Savior as well as our creator how much more is He deserving of all our honor and respect.
When we do not honor the Godhead whether than saying to God that you are my example and I am your adherent you are saying: God I hate you. I hate what you stand for and will not do it.
Brothers sisters be not fooled: What we say how we act and what we do tells others what we are.
If its that way with our fellowman how much more are we telling God what we truly are?