The famous words of Russell Crowe as Maximus Decimus Meridius in the move "The Gladiator are true. Maximus was using these words to mount his troops for battle.
The apostle Paul had a very similar reminder to call the Corinthian church to the sober reality of living a righteous life of faith in Christ. Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 5:10, For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.
May God strengthen us and give us wisdom to prepare for that day!