Most Britons believe that only six of the Ten Commandments are relevant today, and Christians are split over whether some, like the Commandment to not worship other gods, are essential to their faith, according to a new survey. A YouGov research poll released on Wednesday found that 93 percent of Britons still find the Commandments against murder and stealing to be fundamental.
Another 87 percent agreed that “you shall not bear false witness against other people” is still relevant, along with 73 percent who agreed with the the Commandment against adultery. Sixty-nine percent said that honoring one’s father and mother is important, along with 61 percent who said the same for not coveting other people’s possessions. But only 31 percent said that not worshiping idols is still essential, and 23 percent agreed with not using God’s name in vain. READ MORE