Yukon fifth grader earns Bible memory trophy

John McCarty honored during morning worship at First Baptist Church-Yukon

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Fifth grader John McCarty was recently presented with the prestigious "Psalm 119:11" trophy during morning worship at First Baptist Church Yukon. His Sunday School teacher is Kathy Smith. (Photo provided)

The Fourth and Fifth Grade Sunday School Department at First Baptist Church of Yukon honored John McCarty during morning worship on Sunday, Aug. 1 with the presentation of the “Psalm 119:11″ Trophy.

This trophy represented a year-long Scripture memory commitment which required great effort and perseverance by John and his parents, Wesley and Cherie McCarty.

As “Psalm 119:11” trophy winner, John memorized the 10 divisions of the Bible, all 66 books in order, The 23rd Psalm, The Lord’s Prayer, The 10 Commandments, 39 weekly Bible verses, The Beatitudes, and The Great Commission.

Fourth and Fifth Grade Sunday School teachers at FBCY are Kaylea Harris, David and Natalie Reid, and Kathy Smith.