'One against whom no charge can be brought,' as Tit. 1.6,7.
Or 'in faith,' that is, full assurance of heart in the gospel.
The word is used either of 'the creation,' or abstractly of 'the creature' as such; once for 'institution,' 1Pet. 2.13. Thus, in ver. 15, it is not of each individual as such, but of everything called 'creation' in its nature: see Heb. 9.11.
This refers to what lacked as yet; not to Paul taking 'his turn' as a person, in what is yet lacking.
Or, 'economy,' as 'administration' in 1Cor. 9.17; Eph. 1.10; 3.2,9; 'dispensation,' 1Tim. 1.4; and 'stewardship,' Luke 16.2,3,4.
See Note e, ch. 1.9, also Note, Matt. 5.17.