Here is some good advice that Justin Taylor posted on his blog (see especially the last part):
In listening to an old lecture recently by J. I. Packer, he made the comment that it was not until after the 17th century (as far as he could tell) that people started doing silent prayers and reading as opposed to praying and reading out loud.
For most evangelicals, silence represents the vast majority of our reading and praying. But I wonder if that's to our detriment. One of the great enemies to Bible reading and praying is a wandering mind--and one of the great ways to make your mind wander is to do everything in your mind without involving your voice and ears!
. . . Here's something else to consider: the entire Bible on audio is usually about 75 hours (or 4500 minutes). If you commute to work 5 days a week, that's about 260 days a year. And if it takes you, say, 17 minutes to commute each way to work--and if you listen to the Bible on audio during your drive each way--you'll get through the entire Bible twice in a year.Here are some audio Bibles that are available on amazon.ca:
- Listener's Bible (NIV) MP3 CD by Max McLean CDN$ 32.96
- Listener's Bible-ESV Mp3 CD CDN$ 33.28
- Listener's Bible-ESV (Audio CD) CDN$ 79.92
- Dramatized Bible (NIV) Mp3 CD CDN $34.01
- Audio Bible Voice Only-NIV (Audio CD) CDN$ 54.17
- Audio Bible-NIV-Dramatized (Audio CD) CDN$ 68.03
- The Bible Experience - TNIV (MP3 CD) CDN$ 47.24
- The Bible Experience: The Complete Bible TNIV (Audio CD) CDN$ 85.04