'Promotes' in the Bible
When Jehoram saw Jehu, he asked, "Is everything all right, Jehu?" He replied, "How can everything be all right as long as your mother Jezebel promotes idolatry and pagan practices?"
The Lord promotes equity and justice; the Lord's faithfulness extends throughout the earth.
For the Lord promotes justice, and never abandons his faithful followers. They are permanently secure, but the children of evil men are wiped out.
Take note of the one who has integrity! Observe the godly! For the one who promotes peace has a future.
Some speak rashly like the cutting of a sword, but what the wise say promotes healing.
A patient person shows great understanding,but a quick-tempered one promotes foolishness.
The wise-hearted person is told to be discerning, and that pleasant speech promotes instruction.
A wise person's thoughts control his words, and his speech promotes instruction.
Whoever conceals an offense promotes love,but whoever gossips about it separates friends.
does not engage in usury or charge interest, but refrains from wrongdoing, promotes true justice between men,
It is God who alters the times and seasons, and he removes kings and promotes kings. He gives wisdom to the wise and knowledge to the discerning.
So then, we must pursue what promotes peace and what builds up one another.
He who speaks in a [strange] tongue edifies and improves himself, but he who prophesies [ interpreting the divine will and purpose and teaching with inspiration] edifies and improves the church and promotes growth [in Christian wisdom, piety, holiness, and happiness].
For all the promises of God, whatever their number, have their confirmation in Him; and for this reason through Him also our "Amen" acknowledges their truth and promotes the glory of God through our faith.
From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.
If anyone teaches other doctrine and does not agree with the sound teaching of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness,