He also removed his grandmothera Maacahb from being queen mother because she had made an obscene image of Asherah. Asa chopped down her obscene image and burned it in the Kidron Valley.c14
The high places were not taken away; but Asa's heart was completely with the Lord his entire life.
He brought his father's consecrated gifts and his own consecrated gifts into the Lord's temple: silver, gold, and utensils.d16
There was war between Asa and Baasha king of Israel throughout their reigns.