Hadith on Providence: All must act to fulfill their destinies

April 3, 2017

Imran ibn Hussein reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, are the people of Paradise and the people of Hellfire known?” The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said yes. It was said, “Then what is the use of deeds?” The Prophet said, “Everyone will be facilitated to that for which he was created.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6223, Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2649

Grade: Muttafaqun Alayhi (authenticity agreed upon) according to Al-Bukhari and Muslim

عَنْ عِمْرَانَ بْنِ حُصَيْنٍ قَالَ قِيلَ يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ أَعُلِمَ أَهْلُ الْجَنَّةِ مَنْ أَهْلِ النَّارِ قَالَ فَقَالَ نَعَمْ قَالَ قِيلَ فَفِيمَ يَعْمَلُ الْعَامِلُونَ قَالَ كُلٌّ مُيَسَّرٌ لِمَا خُلِقَ لَهُ

6223 صحيح البخاري كتاب القدر باب جف القلم على علم الله

2649 صحيح مسلم كتاب القدر باب كيفية خلق الآدمي في بطن أمه وكتابة رزقه وأجله وعمله وشقاوته وسعادته