Hadith on Faith: The Prophet explains Islam, Iman, and Yaqeen

Abu Firas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Ask me about whatever you wish.” A man called out, “O Messenger of Allah, what is Islam?” The Prophet said, “To perform prayer and give charity.” The man said, “What is faith?” The Prophet said, “Sincerity.” The man said, “What is conviction?” The Prophet said, “Certainty in the truth of the Resurrection.”

Source: Shu’ab al-Imān 6356

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي فِرَاسٍ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ سَلُونِي عَمَّا شِئْتُمْ فَنَادَى رَجُلٌ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ مَا الإِسْلامُ قَالَ إِقَامُ الصَّلاةِ وَإِيتَاءُ الزَّكَاةِ قَالَ فَمَا الإِيمَانُ قَالَ الإِخْلاصُ قَالَ فَمَا الْيَقِينُ قَالَ التَّصْدِيقُ بالْقيامةِ

6356 شعب الإيمان للبيهقي

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