The apostle blesses and prays for:
Yet in blessing them with this, does he not bless them with the blessing they already possess?
“I thank my God always on your behalf for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ.” (1:4)
Why does the apostle bless with the blessing they are already blessed with?
This seems strange!
Is it a way of ensuring his prayers are answered, by asking for what he already has?
Does he speak in faith in verse 4 as though his prayers are…