Is this Hadith authentic?
“Abstain from minor sins for Allah Ta’ala will question you regarding those also” [Do not commit minor sins assuming that they are trivial, for Allah Ta’ala will take you to task and question you regarding those also]
Imam Ibn Majah (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) had offered this advice to Sayyidah ‘Aaishah (radiyallahu ‘anha).
(Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 4243)
Imam Ibn Hibban (rahimahullah) has declared the Hadith authentic.
(Sahih Ibn Hibban; Al Ihsan, Hadith: 5568. Also see Zawaid Sunan Ibn Majah, pg. 551, Hadith: 1443)
And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.
Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala
Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar
Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar