When Christ comes into our lives and begins to change us, one of the desires He places within us is the desire to be used by God in the lives of others. This is a natural part of our growth. We get satisfaction when we see that the Lord has made us his instrument to meet someone else’s need, to help them through a time of trouble or be a part of their spiritual growth. So here is a question: How does God prepare us to be used? A quick look at the life of Paul will give us some answers to that query.