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He wanted to get out from out of the sphere of his father’s influence. Think about it, every year we get flooded in Florida for about a week or so every year with a bunch of college students for a thing called “spring break” and these kids go out and get drunk, do drugs, get their groove on, and act like wild animals. Why do they think they can get away with it? Because their parents are hundreds to thousands of miles away. There is no fear of retribution. When we get to the part where we feel we are far enough away, we don’t need to fear Him, God is not there, we can do what we want. We may have traveled to a point where we do not hear His voice, but it does not mean He is not there:

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