Why does 1 Corinthians 5:5 tell us to "deliver this man to Satan for the destruction of the flesh"?

I cannot comprehend why any Christian should hand over another sinner to Satan, why should we, because the next verse tells that the body would be destroyed, is it not better to hand the sinner over to God? 

1 Corinthians 5:1 - 5

ESV - 1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father's wife. 2 And you are arrogant! Ought you not rather to mourn? Let him who has done this be removed from among you.

Clarify Share Report Asked September 22 2013 Thuis in geesteren Karen Arnold

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