Hadith on Iman: No true faith until he stops arguing in religion

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the servant does not entirely have faith until he abandons lying even while joking, and he abandons arguing even if he is truthful.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 8566

Grade: Sahih li ghayrihi (authentic due to external evidence) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا يُؤْمِنُ الْعَبْدُ الْإِيمَانَ كُلَّهُ حَتَّى يَتْرُكَ الْكَذِبَ فِي الْمُزَاح وَالْمِرَاءَ وَإِنْ كَانَ صَادِقًا

8566 مسند أحمد بن حنبل

2939 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح لغيره في صحيح الترغيب