He even removed his grandmother Maacah from the position of queen mother because she had made an image of Asherah. Asa cut down her image and burned it in the Kidron Valley.
Though the shrines weren't eliminated, nevertheless Asa remained committed with all his heart to the LORD throughout his life.
He brought into the LORD's temple the silver and gold equipment that he and his father had dedicated.
There was war between Asa and Israel's King Baasha throughout their lifetimes.