It could be that Paul and John just chose to focus on different aspects of the same event. For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God. That was concluded on a wooden cross erected in Judea about 2,000 years ago! Suffering loss is a painful experience, and I anticipate many tears in heaven at the Judgment Seat of Christ. The largest load of hay or wood would be worth less than the smallest diamond. It's not clear to me that the Rev. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books.
That is a loss I do not wish to undergo, although I am certain I will shed tears of regret for work I have not performed for Jesus. This is the judgment of Jewish people who have survived the Tribulation. But when we are judged, we are chastened of the Lord, that we should not be condemned with the world" 1 Cor. Jesus will return to earth after the Rapture , and after the Tribulation.
It will be observed that both of these passages are limited by the context to believers. Now read 1 Corinthians 3, especially vs 11-15. Paul wanted to get the incorruptible crown, which we see is awarded for those making res 1. And of Revelation 20: They would walk with Him in white, for they were worthy Rev. We were saved from our sins that we may live righteously.
His citizens hated him Luke 19: Jesus knew, contrary to their beliefs, 1 that He would be killed in Jerusalem, not made a King, and 2 that His Kingdom here on earth would be delayed by a long period of time, now reaching nearly two millennia.