5:11 the fear of the Lord. Not a terror of eternal condemnation, but a healthy, reverent fear of Christ’s displeasure at the choices we have made, the things “done in the body” (v. 10). Such a fear would have been a healthy corrective for those Corinthians who were making trouble for Paul, and it could also have corrected the lives of many careless Christians throughout history.
known. Again, a spiritual viewpoint, not always evident to those in this world.