Some people don't seem to care about life. They appear indifferent. You'll hear them say "I don't care whether I live forever or not".
However, if these people where suddenly placed in a critical life-threatening situation, watch how much they care about their life. They don't want to die, and they desparately cling to life with everything they have!
All of us have an in-built longing to live! We long for life.
God also longs for us to have life.
"I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." John 10:10
The longing desire in God's heart is for us to live!
"O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under...