When we die, we are either in Christ or in sin. Those who die in their sin will have to give an account for it. Those who die in Christ stand in His righteousness. They won’t give account for their sin, because it was accounted for on the cross. They will be rewarded for deeds done while on earth.

Mark Batterson

Mark Batterson, IF, 2015, Grand Rapids: Michigan, Baker Books, p.128