For this reason *we* also, from the day we heard [of your faith and love], do not cease praying and asking for you, to the end that ye may be filled a with the full knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
'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.