Originally Posted by GarfieldJL
I'd actually say that it was more likely that Hitler considered "God" to be the state, if you look at the title he took for himself.
I'd disagree. He may have thought himself being a leader. He may have even considered himself God(he never really names the God he is praising... and Hitler being an egomaniac, I could see him talking of God and meaning himself), but not the state.