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None is a true Believer until he believes in four things

Question

What is the reference for this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“No slave of Allah is a [true] believer, until he believes in four things:

  1. He bears witness that there is none worthy of worship except Allah and that I am the Messenger of Allah; and He has sent me with the Truth.
  2. He believes in death.
  3. He believes in the Resurrection after death
  4. He believes in destiny.”

 

Answer

Imams Tirmidhi and Ibn Majah (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Ali (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2145, Sunan Ibn Majah, Hadith: 81 with variation in the wording)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar