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Multiply Curriculum Resources

You may find the following resources helpful as your group works through Francis Chan's book Multiply.
Click on the links below to view content for each specific chapter:

Part 1 Chapters:  1  2  3
Part 2 Chapters:  1  2  3
Part 3 Chapters:  1  2  3

Old Testament Survey Chapters:  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9
New Testament Survey Chapters: 1  2  3  4  5  6
 

Part 1 - Living as a Disciple-Maker
 

Chapter 1 - What is a Disciple?

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 1 - How do I Become a Disciple?”  from September 29th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes​

1.  Based on Jesus’ words in John 3, what does it mean to have new birth?
2.  What are some ways that we tend to rely on human effort rather than Christ for salvation?
3.  If repentance means "turning away" from my old way of living, what activities or actions in my own life have I not fully turned away from?

 

Chapter 2 - The Command to Make Disciples

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
Baptism Information Booklet

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 2 - The Command to Make Disciples” from October 6th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes​

  1. If God has sovereignly placed you where you are to participate in carrying out the great commission, how can you be faithful to that placement this week?
  2. Who has God placed in your life that you can teach to follow Jesus?

 

Chapter 3 - The Heart of a Disciple Maker

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
Four Greek Words for Love

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 3 - How to Make Disciples” from October 13th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes​

  1. Am I asking God to transform my life into a "Christ-like" life?
  2. How am I putting my faith into practice in such a way that the people around me could imitate my faith?

 

Part 2 - Living as The Church
 

Chapter 1 - Life in the Church

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
Diagnostic Questions for Discipleship

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 4 - Life in the Church (Will Pavone)”  from October 20th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes​

  1. We see in scripture what the church was intended to be, but are we living it? Am I living it?
  2. Am I committed to the local church or am I just attending one?  What's the difference between attending and committing to a local church?

 

Chapter 2 - The Local Church

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
One Another Passages in Scripture

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

Multiply Part 5 - The Primacy of the Local Church”  from November 3rd, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes

1.  Do you view this church more as a service provider or as your family?
2.  Does my attitude towards MBC help or hinder our church's effectiveness?
3.  Do I submit to the authority of our church's leadership?

 

Chapter 3 - The Gobal Church

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
Personal Passion Indicator

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 6 - The Global Church”  from November 10th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes

  1. How might serving overseas expand our view of the global church and what God is doing in the world?
  2. What excuses or fears might be keeping you from going on a Global Impact trip?
  3. Is there a specific part of the world that your heart breaks for?  A place that you desperately desire to see transformed by the Gospel?  If so, how can you invest in that specific area?

 

Part 3 - How to Study the Bible
 

Chapter 1 - Why Study the Bible?

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages

Canonicity - How the Bible was assembled
Inspiration - How God authored all of Scripture
Inerrancy - How the Bible was originally recorded without error
Transmission - How Scripture passed from the original writers to us

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 7 - What does the Bible claim for itself?”  from November 17th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes

  1. Do I believe and accept the Bible's claim to be inspired and inerrant? If so, how might that that belief impact how you entrust Biblical truth to "other faithful men who will be able to teach others also? (2 Timothy 2:2)"
  2. In light of this week's message, what truths or claims from God's word do you still find hard to accept?  If there are some passages that you find hard to accept, how will you go about investigating those questions?

 

Chapter 2 - Studying the Bible Prayerfully and Obediently

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
Sample Bible Reading Plans
M’Cheyne One Year Bible Reading Plan

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 8 - Why is the Bible Trustworthy?”  from November 24th, 2013     Video     MP3     Sermon Notes

  1. How does examining the many prophecies about Jesus that have been completely fulfilled give you a confidence that the Bible is truly a trustworthy book?
  2. What are some ways that you've seen scripture transform your life?  What specific passages has the LORD used in your life to transform your heart and mind?

 

Chapter 3 - Studying Logically

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video     Interpreted Video

Chapter Leader Guide
Compiled Scripture Passages from Chapter
5-Day Inductive Bible Study Based on Chapter Scripture Passages
"What it Means to Me..."
Translation - Why different translations exist
Helpful Bible Study Tools

Lon's Sermon and Related Questions: 

“Multiply Part 9 - How to Properly Interpret the Bible Parts 1 & 2”  from December 8th & 13th, 2013
Video Pt.1     MP3 Pt. 1     Sermon Notes​ Pt. 1     /     Video Pt. 2     MP3 Pt. 2     Sermon Notes​ Pt. 2

  1. What are the dangers of applying a verse taken out of context? How can you be sure to avoid this in your own life?
  2. Does your approach to life start with the statement: "The Bible says…" How does this approach impact the way you live your life?
  3. As you study Scripture, do you make an effort to seek out the true meaning of the text? How do you make sure that your own personal bias doesn’t interfere with what the text actually means?
  4. How do you go about properly applying the Bible to your own life?

 

Part 4 - Old Testament Survey
 

 

Chapter 1 - Creation

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide (with instructions) - Video Explanation
"Why are there two creation accounts in Genesis 1&2?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What does it mean to be made the image of God?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 2 - The Fall

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"Why do I face the consequences of Adam's sin when I did not eat the fruit?" - GotQuestions.org article
"If God knew that Satan would rebel and Adam and Eve would sin, why did He create them?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 3 - God's Covenant with Abraham

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What is a covenant?" - article from Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry
"What are the covenants in the Bible?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 4 - Exodus and Redemption

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"Are Israel and the church the same thing?" - GotQuestions.org article
"Why did God harden Pharaoh's heart?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 5 - God's Covenant with Moses

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What does it mean that Christians are not under the law?" - GotQuestions.org article
"Is being holy even possible?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 6 - Sacrifice and Atonement

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What is the importance of the Lord's Supper?" - GotQuestions.org article
"Is it acceptable to have communion outside of the church?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 7 - God's Presence on Earth

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What does it mean to be in the presence of God?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What was the tabernacle of Moses?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What does it mean that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 8 - The Kingdom of God

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What is Kingdom Theology?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What is the Davidic Covenant?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 9 - Exile and the Promise of Redemption

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"Why was Israel divided into the Southern Kingdom and Northern Kingdom?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What were the 400 years of Silence?" - GotQuestions.org article

 

Part 5 - New Testament Survey
 

Chapter 1 - Jesus the Messiah

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"Did Jesus claim to be God?" - By: Hank Hanegraaff of The Christian Research Institute
"How can Jesus be God and Man?" - By: Matt Perman on DesiringGod.org
 

Chapter 2 - The Great Commission

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
A Summary of Robert Coleman's Master Plan of Evangelism By: Bill Glad
 

Chapter 3 - The Spirit of God

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What does the Bible teach about the Trinity?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What does it mean to grieve/quench the Holy Spirit?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What does it mean to walk in the Spirit?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 4 - The Early Church

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
A Picture of Biblical Community - CruPress Article
"What should be the mission of the Church?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 5 - Good News for All Nations

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What is the imminent return of Christ?" - GotQuestions.org article
"What is a Gentile?" - GotQuestions.org article
 

Chapter 6 - The End of the Story

Material from Book:    Chapter PDF     Chapter MP3     Leader Video

Chapter Leader Guide
"What is the difference between the Rapture and the Second Coming?" -GotQuestions.org article
What we teach about Last Things (Eschatology) - from the MBC "What We Teach" booklet
"What happens at the final judgment?" - GotQuestions.org article